Bio Lab 111 Cell Case Study.docx - Shelby Moore BIO LAB 111-563 Ben Alexander October 2 2015 Cell Case Study In this experiment gram staining was used

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Shelby Moore BIO LAB 111-563 Ben Alexander October 2, 2015 Cell Case Study In this experiment, gram staining was used to help identify bacteria from two kids, Mary Farmer (culture A) and Brian Evans (culture B), and then determine whether they were of an antibiotic-resistant strain by observing the zone of inhibition when different antibiotics were tested with culture A and B. After testing to see which antibiotics worked best with each culture, a treatment plan could be created for the kids. When the gram stain was preformed, culture A turned pink which indicated a negative result. Once observed under the microscope, it was noted that the morphology report showed a coccus shape but also contained some bacilli. The same procedure was preformed with culture B which resulted in a purple color meaning a positive gram stain result and also was observed to have coccus shape. Then, the antibiotic tests on the cultures showed that neither bacteria was resistant. After further observing the antibiotic

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