colony count

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col·o·ny count

(kol'ŏ-nē kownt)
Enumeration of individual colonies in a bacterial culture.
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Colony count

A measurement of the growth of bacteria in a urine sample that has been cultured for 24 to 48 hours.
Mentioned in: Urinalysis
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PM1, PM2, PM3 and S2, S4 samples had less than one colony forming unit (CFU)/g on aerobic total colony counts. The sample with the highest colony count was G2with 2.0 x 103 CFU/g.
Both either the L.rubellus extract or infection given simultaneously or separated, its effect on the inhibition of bacterial colony count was not significantly different in rats.
The bacterial colony count was noted and the colonies were identified using standard microbiological techniques.
In the standard pipe system, the Pseudomonas bacteria colony count increase during the length of the system and blockages were found in the standard system at the time of testing.
After this, the suspensions were incubated at specific time intervals, and 100 [micro]l of each prepared inoculum was plated onto the MacConkey's agar plates and incubated overnight at 35[degrees]C in the ambient air and then followed by colony count and calculation of mean for each suspension per time interval.
One patient was excluded due to a very small colony count.
X [10.sup.4]) Colony count 20.4 13.8 (cfu/ml) Parameter Actinomycetes Phosphate (no.
Bacterial colonies were counted and average colony count in 1 [cm.sup.2] was calculated; three different colony types represented in highest numbers (dominant colony types) were identified using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometer (Bruker Daltonics, Bremen, Germany).
On Gause's synthetic agar, colony count of actinobacteria in lichen sample from elevation of 1600 m was significantly more than those of other elevations (P<0.05).
Colony count (6 tests x 4 bacteria) and counting time were recorded.
Urine culture was positive for Escherichia coli, having a colony count >105/ high power field, which was sensitive to piperacillin and tazobactam, levofloxacin, amikacin, meropenem, and colistin.