Bacteria on the Handprint

This handprint created by Tasha Sturm, shows the variety of bacteria found on her 8 1/2 year old son after playing outside.

The image created the handprint from her 8 1/2-year-old son by Tasha Sturm of Cabrillo College, using sterile plates and tryptic soy agar.



Bacteria on the Handprint of an 8-year-old

Bacteria

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