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A variety of simple culture-based tests that are intended to recover a wide range of marine microorganisms from water are collectively referred to as a heterotrophic plate count test.
Point-of-use Total Viable Bacteria enumeration methods often use a Heterotrophic Plate Count of a 1 ml sample.
The specific objectives of our study were a) to determine the levels of heterotrophic plate count (HPC), coliforms, E.
The formation of biofilms in ice machines containing high levels of heterotrophic plate count (HPC) bacteria have become an increasing concern both from an aesthetic as well as a public health perspective.
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.
High frequency ultrasound (HFU) was not effective in reducing heterotrophic plate count (HPC), total coliform count (TCC), or Listeria spp.
Heterotrophic plate counts were also conducted using the pour plate method.
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.