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
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
; and water
; by clinicians for measuring patients
' microbial load; and in antimicrobial drug testing.
then you can count the
Count all colonies (note that
bacterial colony counting
The Growth Of Bacterial
a bacterial count that was
the colony count is taken
Bacterial counts at 18 h after
Diagnosis and therapies
Petrifilm, Colony picker, Algebraic enumeration, Plate count agar, Enumerations of specific permutation classes, Manso II of Amalfi, Demerara-Essequibo, Sarkar Colony, Old Colony Cove Site, Colony 7
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