In this lab, a series of stations will be set up around the room, each of which will present a microbiology case study. Some background information will be given to you, along with organisms on slides, growth media, etc. This is your opportunity to put together everything that you have learned about microbiology this semester. You will be expected to integrate the various pieces of information that are provided to answer some questions about the situation and come up with a diagnosis. The case studies will not be graded, and you will have an opportunity to work together to solve these problems. All of these activities will be good practice for your lab practical—try to enjoy the process!