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GLP: Microbiology Laboratory Techniques (GLP07)

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Duration: 2 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 2
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
Catalog: Good Laboratory Practices.
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Certificate: View sample certificate.

PRICE: USD $195.00

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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute Reviews

This online course describes a number of fundamental procedures and techniques that are used regularly in laboratories dealing in microbiology. The course covers topics such as biohazard cabinets and laminar flow, QC and media preparation, reading exposure plates, method validation for microbiology tests, maintaining and handling cultures, the sterility test, glossary/resources, and a conclusion which summarizes the previously listed topics. Once all course requirements have been satisfied, the student will have immediate access to a certificate of completion in PDF format.

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Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The GLP: Microbiology Laboratory Techniques course is found in the following professional certification program(s):

Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Professional Certification Program: The Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Professional Certification Program comprises a set of seven courses designed to provide a comprehensive overview of good lab practice concepts and requirements in compliance w ... Learn more

Microbiology Lab Techniques and Quality Control Professional Certification Program: The Microbiology Lab Techniques and Quality Control Professional Certification Program offers a comprehensive overview of requirements and concepts necessary for compliance with quality control in any microbiol ... Learn more


1. Introduction
2. Airflow patterns I
3. Airflow patterns II
4. Transferring materials
5. Review

6. Introduction
7. Importance of media
8. Media preparation notes
9. QC tests
10. Storage conditions
11. Importance of traceability
12. Review

13. Introduction
14. Environmental monitoring
15. Microbiological plating
16. Membrane filtration
17. Direct plate techniques
18. Exposure plate reliability
19. Reading and recording
20. Review

21. Introduction
22. Test methods
23. Typical validation tests
24. Examples

25. Introduction
26. Why maintain cultures?
27. Sources of cultures
28. Cultures as references
29. Precautions
30. Subculturing requirements
31. Review

32. Introduction
33. Purpose & principles
34. Unsatisfactory test results
35. Satisfactory test results
36. Sterility test environment
37. Negative controls
38. Review

39. Summary



Work effectively in a cleanroom cabinet.
Describe how media is prepared and quality controlled.
Read plates and report results.
State the requirements for microbiology method validations.
Handle and maintain cultures according to laboratory procedures.
State the special requirements and limitations of the sterility test.

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