A Medical Mystery of Epidemic Proportions

Catalog #STO-116

Is this epidemic caused by a new strain of bacteria?

Time To Complete Time to complete: Two 40-minute class period

Explore a real-life case study about a cholera epidemic. Why are people who have been vaccinated against cholera getting sick?

  • Conduct laboratory tests to identify the disease-causing organism.
  • Determine why people who have had cholera or been vaccinated do not have immunity.
  • Develop a plan for preventing the spread of cholera.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Quantity Price
1 - 9$14.00 ea.
10 - 24$13.30 ea.
25 - 1000$12.60 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • 2 dip sticks for simulated cholera testing
  • Simulated “Diarrhea”
  • Simulated “Well Water”
  • Simulated “O1 Antibody”
  • Simulated “Known O1 Vc” and “Vc from Patient” samples
  • Antibody Test strip
  • Simulated DNA microarray
  • Simulated “O139 DNA”
  • 4 labeled droppers

Also required: Safety goggles

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Refill Your Kit

A Medical Mystery of Epidemic Proportions – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-116U

Unassembled packs contain materials for 10 kits.

  • All supplies, lab materials, and printed labels
  • Student instructions copy master
  • Easy to follow instructions for kit assembly
Quantity Price
1 - 9$105.00 ea.
10 - 1000$99.75 ea.

A Medical Mystery of Epidemic Proportions – 10 Kit Refill Pack

Catalog # STO-116R

Refill packs contain materials to replace consumable supplies for 10 kits.

Quantity Price
1 - 9$50.00 ea.
10 - 1000$47.50 ea.

Teacher Testimonial

For several weeks we have done about 3 – 4 kits a week and my students have loved the pace and activity. To see their faces recognize change and surprise is priceless.

- 7th-8th grade science teacher (TX)

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