CFU


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CFU

abbr.
colony-forming unit
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The growth rate of the bacteria decreased from 0.24 to 0.33 logs CFU per [cm.sup.2] per day for the control to 0.21 to 0.30 logs CFU per [cm.sup.2] per day for the samples treated with hops beta acids.
So far, the CFU has only reviewed the SOCEs and has yet to assess the veracity of information placed in the documents.
According to Louis Giskus, the Surinam FA accepted the money - which it was told was from the CFU for development projects - and placed it in a bank account on its representatives' return.
coli O157:H7 and natural microbiota by 1.1 and 1.5 log CFU per g, respectively.
Preparing to send their final application form to the Football Association this week, CFU are hoping to be granted a place in the Evo-Stik Premier or First Division.
The CFU, who were formed during the run-up to the demise of Chester City FC earlier this year, beat off a challenge from Danish Consortium Fodbold Selskabet to win the five-year lease.
At the highest 10-fold dilution injected, a calculated 0.26 cfu was delivered per fish, indicative of a highly virulent pathogen to the fish.
Sheep blood agar medium suitable for estimating the number of CFUs and for isolating and identifying group D streptococci.
At the closer spacing, 5 cm, cold plasma reduced Salmonella biofilm levels by up to 1.57 log CFU per mL when the sample was treated for 5 seconds; by 1.82 log CFU per mL when treated for 10 seconds; and by 2.13 log CFU per mL when treated for 15 seconds.