|Metal & Paper|
| Various metal and paper pieces of equipment that are used in the microbiology lab are shown in these images.|
Inoculating loops and wires (needles) are used to aseptically transfer microbes.
Test tube brushes are used to clean out test tubes while test tube holders permit safe holding of tubes that are hot enough to damage skin.
Lens paper cleans microscope lenses without scratching the delicate surface of the lens.