Disease Detectives

Catalog #STO-136

Does Mike have meningitis?

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

What is wrong with Mike? Could it be viral or bacterial meningitis?

  • Perform simulated laboratory testing of cerebrospinal fluid to detemine which disease is causing the patient's fever and severe headache.
  • Explore the importance of vaccinations to prevent meningitis.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Quantity Price
1 - 9$13.65 ea.
10 - 24$12.97 ea.
25 - 1000$12.29 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • Fact Sheet: Meningitis
  • CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) Testing Procedures
  • Glucose and Protein Test Sheet
  • Patient’s White Blood Cells diagram
  • 1 tube of simulated “Patient CSF”
  • 1 tube of simulated “Protein Test Solution”
  • 1 strip of simulated “Glucose Test Paper”
  • Antibody Coated Bead Test Sheet
  • 1 tube of simulated “Nm Antibody-Coated Beads”
  • 1 tube of simulated “Sp Antibody-Coated Beads”
  • 1 tube of simulated “Hi Antibody-Coated Beads”
  • 5 labeled droppers

Also required: Water, safety goggles

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Refill Your Kit

Disease Detectives – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-136U

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$94.50 ea.
10 - 1000$89.78 ea.

Disease Detectives – 10 Kit Refill Pack

Catalog # STO-136R

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

Quantity Price
1 - 9$37.80 ea.
10 - 1000$35.91 ea.

Teacher Testimonial

We attended your workshop at NSTA and raced back to teach the Homeostasis one. Our kids loved it, and I have written a grant to fund more kits.

- High school biology teacher (CA)

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