Archives for October 2013

What Is Aseptic Technique and Why Is It Important in Microbiology?

Bacteria can live in virtually every habitable location on earth. They can be both beneficial and hazardous to other organisms, depending on the strain of bacteria. Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria. Aseptic technique must be used in microbiology to avoid contaminating bacteria strains.

Sterile Compounding: A Guide for Community Pharmacists

After reading this article you will:

  • understand the principles of sterile compounding
  • understand the requirements for sterile compounding
  • understand the principles of operation of a laminar air flow hood