- What is the purpose of an endospore?
- How would a disease like C-diff spread so easily through a healthcare facility like a nursing home? What precautions should be taken to prevent spread of the disease from one patient to another?
- What diseases are some Bacillus and Clostridium species known for? (Hint: you will have to look this up)
- Why is it necessary to heat the smear with the stain?
- Color in the following diagram of bacteria (clear, green, or pink) during the various stain steps:
Contributors and Attributions
Kelly C. Burke (College of the Canyons)