ASTM International - ASTM D4249-83(1998)

Standard Test Method for Enumeration of Candida albicans in Water

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 December 1998
Status: historical
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Examination of biological properties of water): 13.060.70
scope:

1.1 This test method covers the detection and enumeration of the yeast Candida albicans in raw sewage, waste waters, and natural waters.

1.2 It is the responsibility of the analyst to determine if this test method yields satisfactory results in waters of other matrices.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For a specific hazard statement, see Section 9.

Document History

October 1, 2005
Standard Test Method for Enumeration of Candida albicans in Water (Withdrawn 2013)
C. albicans is a yeast that is found as a commensal in the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and alimentary tracts of healthy individuals, both human and lower animals (3, 4, 5). As such, it is a...
ASTM D4249-83(1998)
December 10, 1998
Standard Test Method for Enumeration of Candida albicans in Water
1.1 This test method covers the detection and enumeration of the yeast Candida albicans in raw sewage, waste waters, and natural waters. 1.2 It is the responsibility of the analyst to determine if...
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