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Ward's® College Bacteria Culture Set - PATHOGEN

This large culture collection includes the specimens presented most often in university textbooks

  • Biosafety Level: 1 and 2
  • 29 cultures included, giving students a huge variety of morphologies and biochemical test results.
A comprehensive set of a variety of bacteria, these cultures are an ideal supplement to textbook microbiology studies. The set contains 29 Freeze-dried cultures and enough media to rehydrate and incubate them. This set includes pathogenic organisms.

Cultures included are: Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia coli, Serratia marcescens D1, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Enterobacter aerogenes, Bacillus megaterium, Lactococcus lactis, Clostridium sporogenes, Clostridium rubrum, Branhamella catarrhalis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Corynebacterium xerosis, Enterobacter cloacae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Lactobacillus casei, Mycobacterium phlei, Mycobacterium smegmatis, Neisseria sicca, Proteus mirabilis, Proteus vulgaris, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella enteritidis, Shigella flexneri, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Streptococcus pyogenes, and Salmonella typhimurium (Ames test).

Ordering information: Microbial and fungal cultures are restricted and can only be ordered by educational professionals. Freeze-dried organisms come with everything you need to rehydrate and culture the organism when you're ready.

These products contain living or perishable materials and will ship via overnight or second day delivery. Please specify a delivery date during checkout

Caution: This set contains pathogenic organisms. Ward’s recommends that you utilize proper aseptic technique when handling all microorganisms.



Item # Description Media Incubation Conditions Storage Conditions Packaging Unit Availability Price Quantity
470179-616 Freeze-dried College Bacteria Culture Set
Live Product
Varies Varies Freezer Lyophilized Kit of 1 Retrieving Restricted

Temperature sensitive This Item is temperature-controlled and may have specific temperature and storage requirements for shipping/delivery.

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