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Lab 8: Worksheet

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    Work in groups on these problems. You should try to answer the questions without referring to your textbook. If you get stuck, try asking another group for help.

    Sample Number of Colonies Would You Drink It?

    1. Why is Endo Agar used for our membrane filtration experiment and not a TSA plate? (1)

    2. What would happen if we used glucose in our Endo agar plates instead of lactose? (1)

    3. What does the term coliform mean? (1)

    4. How many bacterial colonies does a ‘countable’ plate have? (1)

    5. What are the bacterial species most abundant in feces? (1)


    Lab 8: Worksheet is shared under a CC BY-SA license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Nazzy Pakpour & Sharon Horgan.

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