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9.5: Post-lab Questions

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  • Answer the following once you have completed your culture collection.

    1. Were any of your cultures contaminated? If so, give possible explanations why the culture was contaminated.
    2. Compare and contrast the growth characteristics of the following groups of bacteria:
      1. Staphylococcus saprophyticus vs. Staphylococcus epidermidis
      2. Alcaligenes viscolactis vs. Escherichia coli vs. Citrobacter freundii

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