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15.5: Post-lab Questions

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    1. What is the purpose of the Kirby-Bauer test?
    2. Where you able to measure and interpret each bacterial-antibiotic pair? If not, what were some of the issues and why do you think they occurred?
    3. How might the amount of bacteria—too much, or too little--affect the results of the test?
    4. Compare the results of the Gram negative bacteria tested, with the Gram-positive bacteria tested. You may need to look up which are G+ and G-. What are the implications of this?

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