bacterial growth


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bac·te·ri·al growth

growth of a bacterial culture either by increase in cell material or cell number.
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The study found that each step a fly takes leaves behind a microbial colony track, if the new surface supports bacterial growth, Schuster noted.
Of the 25 conjunctival swabs, 23 (92%) yielded bacterial growth.
A spoonful of sugar with a dash of vinegar also feeds the flowers while impeding bacterial growth.
Anaerobic culturing requires zero percent oxygen during the entire incubation period, to guarantee a great bacterial growth yield.
Hygienic and ideal for food and pharmaceutical applications, the pallet's material resists extreme temperatures, bacterial growth, corrosion and UV light.
In bacterial respiratory tract infections, the patient's main complaints are high-grade fever, purulent nasal discharge, cough which produces phlegm and the investigations show increase in total leucocyte count (> 11000 cells/cumm), increased polymorphs (> 60%) in differential leucocyte count, swabs taken from nasal secretions and throat are positive for bacterial growth and chest x-ray shows infiltrations or consolidation or pleural effusion.
The effect of phage (SA, SANF and SA2) antibacterial activity on the bacterial growth was tested in commercial pasteurized milk at 25degC and 37degC, at multiplicity of infection (MOI; the ratio of phage concentration/bacterial concentration) of 100.
coli O157 (NCTC) 12900 (Laboratory Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, Karaj, Iran) was grown up in nutrient broth culture (NB) for 24 h at 37degC to determine pH, NaCl, ORS and temperature stress factors on bacterial growth.
The working hypothesis was that loading all phases--water, fat, and interface--would reduce the risk of bacterial growth after recontamination with Listeria.
Food poisoning is an acute illness that occurs when bacteria, viruses or other germs are absorbed by food substances consumed by people," Dr Alessai explained, adding that bacterial growth in food is likely to occur when food is not kept cold enough.