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how to test for bacteria

Postby dude » Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:07 am

hey i have not yet got an idea and i was wondering if you could tell me a way how to test for bacteria

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Postby tdaly » Tue Oct 23, 2007 8:53 pm


I'm not quite sure about what you mean by "a way to test for bacteria"? Are you looking for a way to figure out whether bacteria are present in or on something? Are you trying to identify the type of bacteria? Are you looking for a quantitative analysis or do you just want to confirm/deny the presence of bacteria?

Post back with your grade level and more detail about exactly what you want your test to do and we'll work together to develop a method!
All the best,

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