[Microbiology] Re: Question on a MacFarland Standards

JEDilworth via microbio%40net.bio.net (by bactitech from nospamhortonsbay.com)
Fri Oct 10 23:50:28 EST 2008


I went to Vitek2 training at bioMerieux in 2007. We were told in our 
training that the Densicheck is not a true McFarland standard, so you 
cannot substitute it for a McFarland.

I believe we buy our McFarland's commercially. They have about a year 
outdate.

Judy Dilworth, M.T. (ASCP)
Microbiology

"Rivera Morales, Luis [JR]" <luis.rivera from medtronic.com> wrote in message 
news:mailman.324.1223680596.29717.microbio from net.bio.net...
>
> I saw you e-mail on the internet when I was searching for how to 
> create
> microorganism supension with a know population?  I know that some 
> people
> use MacFarland Standard, but We don't have MacFarland Standard, we 
> have
> Densichek colorimeter by biomeriuex. 



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