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Old 08-28-2008, 06:25 PM
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Hi. this is my first thread. I am doing a science fair project about microbiology. I will be using petri dishes, a lab, and some other stuff. I need to learn how to do a colony count. thanks.
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To do a colony count, you count the number of bacteria colonies (visible circular bacteria growths) on the plate. To help keep track of your counting, you can invert the plate, and use a marker to dot the petri dish where you've counted the bacterial colony.
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