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colony counter

An apparatus for counting bacterial colonies in a culture plate.
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Using the colony counters, higher counts of CFUs were seen on the agar plates from used non-charcoal brushes compared with those from used charcoal brushes.
A colony counter was used to measure colony forming units (CFU) after 24 hours of incubation.
The leading manufacturer of high-end ACCs is Synoptics' Synbiosis division, whose ProtoCOL line of colony counters is distributed by Microbiology International in the US.
Automatic colony counters can be used in any lab with microbiology experiments including the pharmaceutical, clinical, environmental and the food & beverage industries and in government and academia.
The new feature, which now comes as standard with the complete Synbiosis ProtoCOL range of automated colony counters, can be used to automatically view, live on screen, each plate alongside a histogram of colony size distribution.
Microprocessor controlled pipettes with digital readout and peristaltic pump dispensers and positioners are featured in the 42-page catalog, as well as spill trays, cryogenic dewars, desiccators, and colony counters. Jencons Scientific Inc., Bridgeville, PA 15017.
Following the microbiology theme, there were a large number of colony counter systems on display with two supporting fairly unique designs.
Schleicher & Schuell GmbH, the filtration company, introduced a truly unique colony counter system that counts bacteria directly from membrane filter paper.
Scan automatic colony counter software, version V4, provides automatic colony counting on all media and inhibition zones analysis.