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Microbiology

Self Assessment Exercises II (01/22/07)

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SAE IIa. The colonies growing on the surface of the blood agar plate illustrated in the photograph are beta hemolytic.

 

 

 

 Q: What are underlying fundamental differences between beta and alpha hemolysis?

What simple procedure can be performed to differentiate between the two?

 

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