ERIC Number: EJ630120
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Modeling Antimicrobial Activity of Clorox(R) Using an Agar-Diffusion Test: A New Twist On an Old Experiment.
Mitchell, James K.; Carter, William E.
Bioscene, v26 n3 p9-13 Aug 2000
Describes using a computer statistical software package called Minitab to model the sensitivity of several microbes to the disinfectant NaOCl (Clorox') using the Kirby-Bauer technique. Each group of students collects data from one microbe, conducts regression analyses, then chooses the best-fit model based on the highest r-values obtained. (Author/SAH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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