Sore Throat Scrutiny

Sore Throat Scrutiny
Target Audience: Middle School, High School, College
NCCCS Core Courses: BIO-163, BIO-165, BIO-166, BIO-168, BIO-169, BIO-175, BIO-275
Equipment Used: Agar Plates


Explore the significance of antibody-antigen interaction and its role in immunoprecipitation testing. Determine if a patient's sore throat is a symptom of a bacterial infection such as strep throat or a viral infection. (Note: Requires several hours of room temperature incubation for results to appear.)