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Lab Activities:

  • Glo Germ Hand Wash Education System
  • A Comparison of Hand-Cleansing Agents
  • Common Aseptic Transfers and Inoculation Methods
  • Streak Plate Methods of Isolation
  • Ubiquity of Microorganisms and Colony Morphology
  • The Effect of pH on Microbial Growth
  • The Effect of Osmotic Pressure on Microbial Growth
  • The Effect of Ultraviolet Radiation on Microbial Growth
  • Introduction to the Light Microscope
  • Simple Stains, Gram Stains Microscope
  • MacConkey Agar, Eosin Methylene Blue Agar
  • Catalase
  • Oxidase Test
  • Starch Hydrolysis (Amylase Test)
  • Triple Sugar Iron Agar/Kligler Iron Agar
  • Motility Agar
  • Standard Plate Count (Viable Count)
  • Urine Culture
  • Antimicrobial Susceptibility Test: Disk Diffusion (Kirby-Bauer) Method
  • Methylene Blue Reductase Test (MBRT)
  • Making Yogurt
  • EnteroPluri Test

Additional Materials:

  • Bacterial strains
  • Equipment Bundle
  • PPE Bundle
  • Microscope (Optional)

Lab Manual, Included with Every Kit:

Microbiology: Laboratory Theory & Application, Brief, 3e
By Michael J. Leboffe, Burton E. Pierce © 2016
This abridged version has been customized exclusively for Ward's Science to align with the activities in this course.
This new edition has been carefully revised to provide increased clarity, better organization, and improvements to its already unsurpassed photography and artwork. These features combine to make Microbiology: Laboratory Theory & Application the best-selling microbiology lab manual series on the market.

DIgital Teacher Resources Included with this Title:

  • Instructor’s manual containing preparation schedules, hints and tips, answers to questions in the book, and other resources
  • Image library with all of the images from the book
  • Test bank with data sheet questions and supplemental questions

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