Current status and future prospects of using advanced computer-based methods to study bacterial colonial morphology

  title={Current status and future prospects of using advanced computer-based methods to study bacterial colonial morphology},
  author={Euiwon Bae and Huisung Kim and Bartek Rajwa and John G. Thomas and J. Paul Robinson},
  journal={Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy},
  pages={207 - 218}
ABSTRACT Despite the advancement of recent molecular technologies, culturing is still considered the gold standard for microbial sample analysis. Here we review three different bacterial colony–based screening modalities that provide significant information beyond the simple shape and color of the colony. The plate imaging technique provides numeration and quantitative spectral reflectance information for each colony, while Raman spectroscopic analysis of bacteria colonies relates the Raman… Expand
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