Essay about Good Laboratory Practices

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GOOD LABORATORY PRACTICES While performing practical in any laboratory we must follow rules strictly and adopt good laboratory practices. Some of the instructions that everyone should follow are discussed below. SAFETY IN MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY The techniques and the micro-organisms involved in the practical must possess minimum risk to the workers. This is therefore necessary that good practices are adopted always when working with mico-organisms because they can be potentially pathogenic. All the equipment and culture media must be sterilized properly before performing the experiment. Preparation of stock culture for inoculum preparation. Prepared culture media inoculated with…show more content…
GOOD LABORATORY PRACTICES While performing practical in any laboratory we must follow rules strictly and adopt good laboratory practices. Some of the instructions that everyone should follow are discussed below. SAFETY IN MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY The techniques and the micro-organisms involved in the practical must possess minimum risk to the workers. This is therefore necessary that good practices are adopted always when working with mico-organisms because they can be potentially pathogenic. All the equipment and culture media must be sterilized properly before performing the experiment. Preparation of stock culture for inoculum preparation. Prepared culture media inoculated with prepared inoculum. The inoculated media incubated and sampled. Safely disposal of cultures after sterilization. PROTECTION  No food item should be brought or consumed inside a microbiology lab.  Avoid contact of items like pencil, labels, pen etc. with mouth in laboratory.  Hands must be sterilized immediately after performing practical with a sanitizer/disinfectant.  Cuts and wounds must be protected properly with bandage.  All experiments must be performed after proper guidance and under supervision of concerned person. ASEPTIC TECHNIQUES Equipment should be sterile while culturing and transferring microbes to avoid any contamination. Equipment used or contaminated should be autoclaved. ELECTRICAL SAFETY Many
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