JVT

Accuracy of Plate Counts | IVT

Microbiological data are inherently variable. The “plate count” is at best an interpretation of an approximation of the number of cells present. The linear range for common bacterial counts on standard sized plates is established. Unusual plate count situations occur and should be covered by a standard operating procedure (SOP). Rounding and averaging rules can play a role in the deduced bacterial count.  These rules should be in agreement with the United States Pharmacopeia and described in the SOP. Plate counting can have a significant impact on compliance with product specifications...

This content is only available to IVT members.
Get help maintaining your knowledge in GMP - Microbiology. Read More!

If you are already a member and you do not have access to this article, upgrade your membership.
Need help? Read our FAQs.




Product Added Successfully

This product has been added to your account and you can access it from your dashboard. As a member, you are entitled to a total of 0 products.

Do you want access to more of our products? Upgrade your membership now!

Your Product count is over the limit

Do you want access to more of our products? Upgrade your membership now!

Product added to cart successfully.

You can continue shopping or proceed to checkout.