Brian Foley btf at
Fri Nov 22 18:29:28 EST 1996

Stanley Nicholson wrote:
> On the other test, we use s. aureus and e. coli.  We tested them with
> control, chloramphenicol, ampillicin, and nystatin (antibiotics).
> I have a problem because I don't know why I got the results that i
> did.  

S. aureus = gram possitive
E. coli = gram negative

ampicillin and penicillin inhibit the formation
of the gram possitive cell wall.  They have
no effect on gram negatives.

What results did you get?
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