1. Why do you need a sterile tongue depressor to obtain a sterile throat culture? What might be the outcome of a throat culture if the tongue depressor was not sterile?
2. How does an active infection occur in the urinary tract? Which factors in the urinary tract predispose humans toward urinary tract infections?
3. What makes hospital patients more susceptible to organisms that are normally found in a hospital setting?
4. describe how milk can become a variety of different cheeses.
5. describe the difference between food intoxication and food infections.
6. Discuss specific instances and assignments throughout the course that have changed your perception of the importance of microbiology?