agar plate count

agar plate count

[′äg·ər ′plāt ‚kau̇nt]
(microbiology)
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Typically, agar plate count techniques have been used to assess contamination, taking several days but they require the correct combination of nutrients to be present.
The bacteriological standard from Public Swimming Pool, Spa, and Special Use Pool Rules is, "Not more than two hundred bacteria per [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] milliliter as determined by the standard (thirty-five degrees Celsius) agar plate count.
Comparison of the MPN method with agar plate counts of known wax-degrading bacteria