Instructions

Applying the Concepts Activity (10 points) 1. Apply your knowledge from the powerpoints and videos and readings provided by Dr Prior to this scenario: You have been given two bacterial cultures. Culture A is labeled as an obligate anaerobe that is psychrophyllic and gram positive. Culture B is labeled as an obligate anaerobe that is mesophillic and gram positive. You inoculate each culture onto a general-purpose agar plate. After overnight incubation in the 37°C incubator, you observe the two plates and see no growth on either one. Your boss tells you that you “messed them up” and now need to troubleshoot. A. What is a general purpose agar plate and is that ok to use when culturing samples like this? B. For Culture A, bullet out what you did right and what you “messed up”. C. For culture A, describe what you should have done instead (give specifics using your knowledge from this module) D. Then, for Culture B, bullet out what you did right and what you “messed up”. E. For culture B, describe what you should have done instead (give specifics) using your knowledge from this module)

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