- This course is about the sensitivity of various microorganisms towards various chemical substances. When microorganism are put in the environment of chemicals they will tend grow selectively.This is the method used by medics to find out if a particular drug works against a particular microorganism. for example e.coli and s.aurious.
Some of the chemicals in question are
- Extracts of plants.
- Inorganic and organic chemicals.
List of new terminologies
- E.coli.Defination of E.coli
- S. aurious.
- Microbial activity - This depicts sensitivity of microorganisms toward various compounds.
About the course
The course takes 300hours to complete. The student will need to complete a minimum of 260hours to be awarded a certificate.
These are compounds that are extracted from different herbs by use of mostly organic solvents.
These are various kinds of microorganisms that are commonly used as test microorganisms in the lab these include E.coli, S.aurious, Salmonella sp, B. subtillis and P.auroginosa.