An Influenza Pandemic?

Catalog #STO-162

Is the outbreak seasonal influenza or pandemic influenza?

Time To Complete Time to complete: 2-3 forty-minute class periods

Follow a fictitious scenario about an influenza outbreak.

  • Conduct simulated lab tests to determine if the outbreak is caused by a novel virus.
  • Determine if this outbreak is seasonal flu or pandemic flu.
  • Use models to explain how mixing of genes from birds, pigs, and humans could produce a pandemic virus.
  • Explain why current vaccine production technologies will be inadequate if pandemic influenza occurs.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Quantity Price
1 - 9$17.50 ea.
10 - 24$16.63 ea.
25 - 1000$15.75 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Seasonal Flu and Pandemic Flu chart
  • Patient Virus Sample (simulated)
  • Dropper
  • Well strip
  • Host Cell diagram
  • Foam tray (host cell nucleus)
  • Plastic cups (virus capsids)
  • Chenille stems, tinsel stems, and twist-ties (viral RNA)
  • Colored stickers (viral antigens)

Also required: safety goggles

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Refill Your Kit

An Influenza Pandemic? – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-162U

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$132.00 ea.
10 - 1000$125.40 ea.

An Influenza Pandemic? – 10 Kit Refill Pack

Catalog # STO-162R

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

Quantity Price
1 - 9$36.50 ea.
10 - 1000$34.68 ea.

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