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Flow Cytometry for Probiotic Enumeration

January 4, 2016. The International Dairy Federation in conjunction with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has released a method for quantifying starter cultures and probiotics used in dairy products. This method – which would replace the decades-old plate count method – can be adapted to high-throughput analysis, reducing testing time and improving precision. The report, published in Bulletin IDF No. 478/2015, can be purchased from IDF. Press release.