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Carolina BioKits®: Antiseptic Versus Disinfectant Sensitivity Classroom Kit (with perishables)

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Do your students understand the relative effectiveness of disinfectants and antiseptics? Both contain chemical compounds that either inhibit or kill microorganisms. This classroom kit enables students to discover through experimentation the relative effectiveness of 5 common disinfectants and antiseptics on Escherichia coli, a Gram-negative bacterium, and Bacillus cereus, a Gram-positive bacterium. It is designed for a class of 30 students working together in 10 groups of 3. Note: Includes perishables for immediate use. Keep bacteria cultures at room temperature; do not incubate or refrigerate.

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  • Exclamation icon This item is sold and shipped to schools and businesses only. Not available to individuals or residential addresses. Visit our Login & Registration page to learn how to create a Login and link it to an approved school or business account. This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery.
What’s Included:
  • Escherichia coli Broth Culture 
  • Bacillus cereus Broth Culture 
  • 4 Nutrient Agar, 125-mL Bottles
  • 20 Petri Dishes
  • 1 Alcohol, 30 mL
  • 1 Bleach Solution, 20 mL
  • 1 Surface Cleaning Solution, 20 mL
  • 1 Vinegar, 30 mL
  • 1 Mouthwash, 20 mL
  • 12 Forceps
  • 24 Alcohol Prep Wipes
  • 1 Autoclavable Disposal Bag
  • 2 Sterile Water, 10 mL
  • 5 Filter Paper
  • Techniques for Studying Bacteria and Fungi Manual
  • 1 Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide
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Needed But Not Included:
  • 1 Hole Punch
  • 1 Water Bath with Thermometer (or pan of boiling water)
  • 1 Heat-Resistant Gloves (pair)
  • 10 Examination Gloves (pair)
  • 10 Labeling Markers
  • 10 Metric Rulers
  • 12 Plastic Cups or Beakers, 125 mL
  •  70% Ethanol or Isopropanol (for cleaning prep area)
  • 1 Incubator (optional)
  • 1 Plastic Bucket (for alternative disposal method) (optional)
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