streak plate


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streak plate

[′strēk ‚plāt]
(microbiology)
A method of culturing aerobic bacteria by streaking the surface of a solid medium in a petri dish with an inoculating wire or glass rod in a continuous movement so that most of the surface is covered; used to isolate majority members of a mixed population.
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After establishment of MIC results, the primary study was designed such that microbial growth in the surfactant environment could be statistically evaluated via both traditional methods (agar streak plate) and high-throughput fluorescence responses.
The Contents of this book following an Introduction are: Safety and Hygiene including facilities, personnel, practices, COSSH; Laboratory Management includes quality assurance, accreditation requirements and procedures; Equipment covers all items which could conceivably be used in the laboratory; Media Preparation covers sterilisation of apparatus, water quality, reconstitution of media, precautions, trouble shooting; Procedures covers sample testing, mixing samples, dilution, inoculation, sampling by filtration, incubation and streak plates; Results includes counting, calculation and expression of results as well as the most probable number methods.