ASTM International - ASTM D5465-93(1998)
Standard Practice for Determining Microbial Colony Counts from Waters Analyzed by Plating Methods
|Publication Date:||10 December 1998|
|ICS Code (Microbiology of water):||07.100.20|
1.1 These practices cover recommended procedures for counting colonies and reporting colony-forming units (CFU) on membrane filters (MF) and standard pour and spread plates.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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.