agar plate count

agar plate count

[′äg·ər ′plāt ‚kau̇nt]
(microbiology)
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As nutrient medium, an agar plate count solution was used, which was sterilized at 20 pounds of pressure for 30 minutes in autoclave GEMMYCO SA 232 mark.
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. A pool or spa shall be in violation of the standards if more than fifteen percent of at least four samples taken within thirty days exceed one of the standards" (3).
Comparison of the MPN method with agar plate counts of known wax-degrading bacteria