Calculation of Most Probable Number for Enumeration of Bacteria on a Micro-Computer

Tsutomu Nishihara, Norihide Kurano, Sumio Shinoda

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Abstract

The calculation of most probable number which has been widely used for enumeration of bacteria, especially coli-forms, was carried out by Newton-Raphson method and its micro-computer program was presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)226-228
Number of pages3
JournalEisei kagaku
Volume32
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1986

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Keywords

  • calculation program
  • coli-form
  • micro-computer
  • most probable number
  • MPN

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology

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