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    Dilution Series for Liquid Culture of Staphylococcus Aureus

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    If you had a liquid culture of Staphylococcus aureus and transferred 2ml to test tube "R", which contains 8ml of nutrient broth, what would be the final dilution (in simplest terms) of the culture in test tube "R"? From the culture in "R" make a 1:15 dilution in tube "S". What is the final dilution of the culture in tube "S"?

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    If you transfer 2 ml into 8 ml, you end up with 10 ml total, right? That's a 2:10 dilution, which is another way of saying a 1:5 dilution.

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    The expert examines a dilution series for liquid culture of Staphylococcus aureus.