com)-- The study, which was performed to GLP-compliant standards at Don Whitley Scientific Contract Microbiology Laboratory, compared the ProtoCOL 3 system with manual counting for enumeration of bacterial, yeast and fungal colonies on either Plate Count Agar, Columbia Blood Agar or Sabouraud Dextrose Agar plates.
What does PCA stand for?
PCA stands for Plate Count Agar
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1 ml from the appropriate dilution onto sterile disposable Petri dishes to which Plate count Agar (Merck, 5463) was poured.
Plate count agar (PCA) for total microbial counts and oxytetracy-cline glucose yeast extract (OGYE) agar for selective identification of yeasts and molds were used after initial experimentation with various other media (data not shown).
Aerobic microflora were recovered onto plate count agar.
Aerobic plate counts were made with plate count agar (Merck), and plates were incubated at 30[degrees]C for 48 hours.
Standard plate counts were prepared from 6-fold dilutions in plate count agar for total bacteria count, Salmonella--Shigella agar and xylose-lysine deoxycholate agar, both for Salmonella and Shigella counts, sulfate tryptose broth and Escherichia coli broth for E.
Aerobic microflora were recovered on plate count agar medium.
The Lab M range now includes Listeria Isolation Medium, Oxford (ISO), Water Plate Count Agar (ISO) and Buffered Peptone Water (ISO).