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Colony Count, Microbial

"Colony Count, Microbial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Enumeration by direct count of viable, isolated bacterial, archaeal, or fungal CELLS or SPORES capable of growth on solid CULTURE MEDIA. The method is used routinely by environmental microbiologists for quantifying organisms in AIR; FOOD; and WATER; by clinicians for measuring patients' microbial load; and in antimicrobial drug testing.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Colony Count, Microbial" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Colony Count, Microbial" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 265 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 24 publications in 2008
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