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Flash microbiocide: A Rapid and Economic Method for Determination of MBC and MFC

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Although nowadays there are methods for determining the Minimal Bactericidal Concentration and Minimal Fungicidal Concentration, it is indispensable that the establishment of innovative methodologies could be more practical and cheaper. The new methodology Flash microbiocide is an assay in which one aliquot from 96 well plate of Minimal Inhibitory Concentration test is transferred to another plate containing different culture medium. The correspondence with the reference methods described in the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards (NCCLS-CLSI) document M26-A was achieved, denoting the efficiency of this fast and simple method.

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C. Hernandes, J. Coppede, B. Bertoni, S. França and A. Pereira, "Flash microbiocide: A Rapid and Economic Method for Determination of MBC and MFC," American Journal of Plant Sciences, Vol. 4 No. 4, 2013, pp. 850-852. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2013.44104.


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