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Unformatted text preview: b. Again, we will see the effectiveness of household cleaners and antiseptics. Many factors play into their ability to kill/inhibit organisms, such as the concentration, time, and presence of other compounds that will inhibit the active ingredient. Also, the bacteria itself can be less harmed by the active ingredient if there is a capsule or a mechanism to resist it. c. Salmonella is a widely known bacteria species, and there have been many Salmonella scares/contamination in the food industry. Learning to test for Salmonella enterica will give us insight into how doctors test patients for specific bacteria. We must understand that different bacteria require different tests, and if the bacteria dont respond to the current tests, we must research the organism biologically and chemically for an identifying test....
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This lab report was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course MCRO 255 taught by Professor Cramer during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08