Standard Practices for Determining Microbial Colony Counts from Waters Analyzed by Plating Methods
|Publication Date:||1 June 2016|
|ICS Code (Microbiology of water):||07.100.20|
These practices cover recommended procedures for counting colonies and reporting colony-forming units (CFU) on membrane filters (MF) and standard pour and spread plates.
The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
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