Answer the following once you have completed your culture collection.
- Were any of your cultures contaminated? If so, give possible explanations why the culture was contaminated.
- Compare and contrast the growth characteristics of the following groups of bacteria:
- Staphylococcus saprophyticus vs. Staphylococcus epidermidis
- Alcaligenes viscolactis vs. Escherichia coli vs. Citrobacter freundii
Contributors and Attributions
Kelly C. Burke (College of the Canyons)