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I am working on a micro lab regarding quantification of cultured organisms. serial dilution.

I am working on a micro lab regarding quantification of cultured organisms. Can you help me understand the direct plate counting vs. serial dilution. What are the advantages or disadvantages of direct plate counting method following serial dilution for determining bacterial concentration? Can there be errors is serial dilution vs direct plate counting method. I am entirely confused. Thank you.

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Direct plate counting is normally used to enumerate the sample of organisms cells in the special slide to get the actual... View the full answer

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  • Thank you very much. I did an experiment and none of my plates have growth.
    • Lms10131
    • Aug 07, 2018 at 5:28pm

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