Comparing Triclosan To Bacterial Colonies

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The Relationship of Triclosan to Bacterial Colonies as found on human hands
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Biology 135-002

Introduction In our experiment, our goal was to provide data to show whether soaps with triclosan were more effective at removing bacterial colonies than soaps without it. Tests were done on two people of the group with each individual soap provided while one other person functioned as the control for the experiment by not washing their hands at all. By doing this, you are able to compare what natural, unwashed hands look like in relation to the two types of soaps used on our two other subjects (one of which contains triclosan). We hypothesized that hand soap with triclosan is more effective at eliminating bacteria as compared to regular hand
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