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Ward's® High School Bacteria Culture Set

This set of 12 cultures can be studied as hands-on examples of the bacteria described in the most popular high school-level biology texts.

  • Collection of 12 of the most commonly studied organisms in high school biology
  • Demonstrate the many forms and gram stain reactions of the microbial world.
Cultures included are: Aquaspirillium serpens, Bacillus megaterium, Clostridium sporogenes, Escherichia coli, Halobacterium salinarium, Kocuria rhizophila, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactococcus lactis, Pseudomonas fluorescens, Rhodospirillum rubrum, Serratia marcescens D1, and Vibrio fischeri. The set of 12 comes with the Working with Bacteria manual.

Ordering information: Microbial and fungal cultures are restricted and can only be ordered by educational professionals. All microbial cultures undergo an extensive quality control program prior to releasing for sale, so they are guaranteed for purity as well as for species. Ward’s Science is not affiliated with the American Type Culture Collection and does not provide ATCC numbers for our organisms.

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

Caution: While this organism is non-pathogenic, 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
470176-502 High School Bacteria Set
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