Colony Count, Microbial
(Agar Dilution Count; Bacterial Count; Colony-Forming Units Assay, Microbial; Fungal Count; Pour Plate Count; Spore Count; Spread Plate Count; Streak Plate Count)

Enumeration by direct count of viable, isolated bacterial, archaeal, or fungal cells or spores capable of growth on solid culture media. Each colony (i.e., microbial colony-forming unit) represents the progeny of a single cell in the original inoculum. The method is used routinely by environmental microbiologists for quantifying organisms in air; food; and water; by clinicians for measuring patients' microbial load; and in antimicrobial drug testing.


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then you can count the

the <b>colony count</b> is taken
the colony count is taken

<b>bacterial colony counting</b>
bacterial colony counting

<b>Count</b> all <b>colonies</b> (note that
Count all colonies (note that

<b>Bacterial counts</b> at 18 h after
Bacterial counts at 18 h after

a <b>bacterial count</b> that was
a bacterial count that was

The Growth Of <b>Bacterial</b>
The Growth Of Bacterial

<b>Colony</b> morphology
Colony morphology

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