Additional questions for Lab #4

 

 

 

 

1.       What are the two primary purposes of aseptic technique?

 

2.       What is the purpose of immersion oil when used in viewing a microscope slide?

 

3.       What is the maximum resolution of a light microscope based upon?

 

4.       Why are  bacterial cells heat fixed to a slide prior to staining?

 

5.       What is the most common problem that students have in preparing a bacterial smear?