ERIC Number: EJ304778
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Do Mouthwashes Really Kill Bacteria?
Corner, Thomas R.
Science Teacher, v51 n6 p34-40 Sep 1984
Errors in determining the effectiveness of mouthwashes, disinfectants, and other household products as antibacterial agents may result from using broth cultures and/or irregularly shaped bits of filter paper. Presents procedures for a better technique and, for advanced students, two additional procedures for introducing quantitative analysis into their experiments. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A