colony count


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colony count

[′käl·ə·nē ‚kau̇nt]
(microbiology)
The number of colonies of bacteria growing on the surface of a solid medium.
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Mean colony count for control in this study was within the range of counts measured in studies 1-3, suggesting that the chosen bacterial load appropriately mimicked the other studies.
The two-drug combination of 1/4 MIC bee venom with either 1/4 MIC oxacillin or 1/4, MIC BITC exhibited synergistic bacteriostatic activity and reduced approximately colony count by 2[log.
Colony count (mean of two replicates) in the media was medium alone (83), medium + NaCl (18) and medium + NaCl + betaine (48), indicating that nearly three times as many colonies grew on the medium containing 0.
The aerobic colony count of spoilt sweet pepper fruits sold in Sokoto metropolis was evaluated and the result presented in Table1.
Microscopic physical features of inanimate object surfaces that allow organisms to penetrate the surface and perhaps escape dehydration were associated with increased organism visually and by colony count.
The aim of this clinical trial was to compare efficacy of Betadine and an alcoholic agent (Decosept) on bacterial colony count (BCC) in Social Provides Hospital in Khoramabad (west of Iran) in May 2006.
During the 96-hour incubation (30 [degrees]C), turbidity of the medium, colony count and ethanol production were monitored.
The mean preoperative colony count for the povidone iodine group was significantly higher, compared with the chlorhexidine group (211,975 vs.
To collect airborne fungal samples using single-stage Andersen N-6 samplers (Graseby Andersen), the colony count per culture plate is usually adjusted for possible multiple impactions using the positive hole conversion table (34).