September 22, 2021: Pharmaceutical Interview Questions and Answers

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1. Give few examples of good practice in a microbiological laboratory.

● Required equipment and media should sterilized prior to use.
● Sterilized equipment and media should be maintained and stored in such a way that it should not be contaminated.
● Frequently disinfect hands and working surfaces while carryout aseptic operations.
● Fly, rodent and pest control.
● Use personnel protective equipment such as laboratory coat, safety glasses, and gloves.
● Drinkable and eatables should not be allowed in the laboratory.
● Sterilize contaminated used media and waste prior to disposal.
● Pipetting should not be done mouth.

2. Why aseptic technique should be followed in the microbiological laboratory?

To prevent contamination and cross-contamination in microbiology laboratory. Probability of contamination in the laboratory is – samples, media, environment, facility etc.

3. How asepsis can be achieved in the laboratory?

● Frequent washing and disinfecting hands.
● Use of unidirectional airflow station for critical operations.
● Handling of positive control at the end of analysis.
● Not touching the samples and accessories directly by hand.

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