Category Archives: Module-Skin soft tissue infection

Antimicrobial susceptibility testing – video masterclasses – Fiona Courtney

Consumables for AST – Set up of AST – Reading of the AST result – Thank you Fiona for these excellent explanations!  

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Practical bacteriology bench reading – wound swabs and respiratory plates – video masterclasses from Dr Chris Ashhurst-Smith

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Skin soft tissue module – references for other important topics (part 2)

Scabies The efficacy of mass drug administration strategies to control scabies in a highly endemic population – NHMRC ongoing research project in the pacific . Scabies: an ancient global disease with a need for new therapies : recent BMC review – excellent … Continue reading

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Skin and Soft tissue – Short answer questions- annotated

Describe how Staphylococcus aureus is identified in the lab : a discussion of methods should include: Gram stain appearance Colony morphology on blood agar – may be haemolytic- colour etc Coagulase detection – bound coagulase and tube coagulase – NB these … Continue reading

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