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What does HPC stand for?

HPC stands for Heterotrophic Plate Count

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Just last year, NSF co-sponsored with WHO an international symposium in Switzerland on the health implications of Heterotrophic Plate Count (HPC) bacteria in drinking water allowing world leading experts on waterborne disease to come together to resolve a critical public health concern," said Lawlor.
The main problem, which the utility has yet to solve, was caused by heightened Heterotrophic Plate Counts (HPC) in the water coming out of the taps at the west Eugene building.
Heterotrophic Plate Counts Indicator Another bacterial indicator commonly used in conjunction with the total coliform and fecal coliform tests is the heterotrophic plate count (HPC), also referred to as the total bacteria count, the standard plate count, or the agar plate count (Salvato et al.