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10.6: Conclusion and Resources

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  • Conclusion

    Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of the 3 main procedures for determining bacterial counts in a sample. (SPC, OD, Direct count)

    Resources

    1. Bryan C, “Infectious Disease, Ch.7, Urinary Tract Infections.” Microbiology and Immunology Online, Univ of S. Carolina School of Medicine. 17 Feb 2015. Web. 20 Oct. 2015. http://www.microbiologybook.org/Infectious%20Disease/Urinary%20Tract%20Infections.htm
    2. Coulthard, et al., “Redefining Urinary Tract Infections by Bacterial Colony Counts.” Pediatrics (2010): 125:2 335-341. Web. 28 Oct. 2015. http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/125/2/335.abstract
    3. “Urine Culture.” Lab Tests Online. 24 Feb. 2015. Web. 28 Oct. 2015. https://labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/urine-culture/tab/test/
    4. “Cell Counting with a hemocytometer.” Celeromics. n.d. Web. 20 Oct. 2015. http://celeromics.com/en/resources/docs/Articles/Cell-counting-Neubauer-chamber.pdf
    5. Reynolds J. “Serial Dilution Protocols.” ASM Microbelibrary. 1 April 2013. Web. 5 Nov. 2015. www.microbelibrary.org/component/resource/laboratory-test/2884-serial-dilution-protocols

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