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    Preparing a 1:10 dilution of a bacterial sample

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    When the bacterial quality of food is being analysed, 25g samples are used for isolation of potential pathogens such as Salmonella enteritidis and E.coli 0.157. If you were carrying out dilutions using 25g of food, what volume of diluent would be needed to give a 1:10 dilution?

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    When the bacterial quality of food is being analysed, 25g samples are used for isolation of potential ...

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    This problem deals with how to prepare 1:10 dilution using 25g of a sample. The explanation provides tips on calculating the final volume of a diluent as well as practical tips on preparing the solution.

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