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Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments by Barbara Barbara Fritchman Thompson Thompson, Robert Robert Bruce Thompson Thompson

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Chapter 28. Investigating Bacterial Antibiotic Sensitivity

Equipment and Materials

You’ll need the following items to complete this lab session. (The standard kit for this book, available from www.thehomescientist.com, includes the items listed in the first group.) In addition to the items listed below, you’ll also need the equipment and materials from Lab session VI-2 for making up four nutrient agar Petri dishes and six nutrient broth tubes.

Materials from Kit

  • Goggles

  • Beaker, 250 mL

  • Antibiotic capsule, amoxicillin (250 mg cap)

  • Antibiotic powder, chlortetracycline (3.3%)

  • Antibiotic powder, sulfadimethoxine (88%)

  • Antibiotic solution, neomycin (200 mg/mL)

  • Chromatography paper

  • Forceps

  • Petri dishes

  • Pipettes

  • Ruler

  • Spatula

  • Test tubes

  • Test tube rack

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