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1

What were you testing for

Hemolysis patterns (alpha, beta, gamma)

2

What type of hemolysis is considered pathogenic

Beta hemolysis

3

List examples of possible pathogens for the beta hemolysis

Streptococcus pyogenes & Staphylococcus aureus

4

What is a healthy carrier

No symptoms but they have it in their body

5

How might this impact healthcare workers

Spreading to vulnerable patients

6

What was the medium used to test throat culture

Sheep's blood agar