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Unformatted text preview: 20082 Project 3 Revised prevalence and risk factors 1 Intro Bio II Risk factors and the prevalence of MRSA in the Intro Bio Class (20082) Revised Table 1. If you looked closely at Table 1 in the week 4 instructions, you noticed that the prevalence of S. aureus reported by the Thursday and Friday morning lab sections was substantially greater than the prevalence reported by the other three sections. That difference suggested that there might have been confusion in the Thursday and Friday morning sections about how the class data were to be recorded. This week we asked everyone in those sections to check their lab notebooks of to see if their Staphylococcus samples had produced a color change in the agar. (This is an excellent example of why it’s so important to record all of your observations. Without good notebooks we would not have been able to check the original observations.) Three students in the Thursday morning section had erroneously reported S. aureus , but I had already omitted those students on the basis of discrepancies in their reported ZOIs, so there’s no...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course COS 1004.212.0 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '10 term at RIT.
- Spring '10