Bacterial identification & colony counting from a mixture of 5 different bacteria

Richard Oeffner roeffner at
Wed Sep 11 17:21:59 EST 2002

A good place to start is " Handbook of Microbiological Media" 2nd ed. R.M. Atlas; edited by L.C. Parks.

Good Luck

"Haider, Amir A" wrote:

> 1-I  want to mix and grow the following bacteria for one of my projects:
> Streptococcus mutans, Lactobacillus caseii, S. salivarius, S. parasanguis, A. naeslundii .
> 2-After growing them, I need to identify and count the colonies, so that, I can compare the growth rates under the conditions of my experiment.
> Now the question is , what type of agar plates should I use so that I can separate  and  count them?
> Thanks.
> A.Haider
> ahaider at
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