Free teaching materials for AQA and OCR A2 Applied Science

Microbiology and the pathology service

Students investigate the pathology service and the kind of work that the scientists do (supports AQA Unit 15).

This resource contains:

  • The pathology service. Students find out about the structure and role of the pathology service - STUDY SHEET 
  • Identifying bacteria. Procedure for Gram staining adapted from Health Protection Agency Standard Operating Procedures - PRACTICAL SHEET 
  • General bacterial infections. Procedure for susceptibility testing adapted from Health Protection Agency Standard Operating Procedures - PRACTICAL SHEET 
  • Working without contamination. How to apply aseptic technique - INFORMATION SHEET 

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