ASTM-D5465 Standard Practices for Determining Microbial Colony Counts from Waters Analyzed by Plating Methods

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Scope

1.1 These practices cover recommended procedures for counting colonies and reporting colony-forming units (CFU) on membrane filters (MF) and standard pour and spread plates.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Keywords

calculating results; counting colonies; membrane filter methods; pour plate methods; reporting results; rounding off; significant figures; spread plate methods; verification of counts ;; ICS Number Code 07.100.20 (Microbiology of water)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

11.02 (Water (II))

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07.100.20 (Microbiology of water Examination of biological properties of water, see 13.060.70)

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Document Number

ASTM-D5465-16

Revision Level

2016 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

July 1, 2016

Document Type

Practice

Page Count

5 pages

Committee Number

D19.24