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In recent years there have been significant advances in microbiology, achieved through the sister sciences of chemistry, molecular biology, and computer aided imaging. These have resulted in a significant increase in the methods available for the detection, enumeration, and identification of microorganisms in the laboratory. This chapter provides a brief overview of the types of technologies available and the premise of how they work.

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  • Jeanne Moldenhauer
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  1. 1.Excellent Pharma ConsultingMundelein

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