Quantification of aquatic viruses by flow cytometry

  title={Quantification of aquatic viruses by flow cytometry},
  author={Corina P. D. Brussaard},
Abstract For many laboratories, flow cytometry is becoming the routine method for quantifying viruses in aquatic sys-tems because of its high reproducibility, high sample throughput, and ability to distinguish several subpopula-tions of viruses. Comparison of viral counts between flow cytometry and epifluorescence microscopy typicallyshows slopes that are statistically not distinguishable from 1, thus confirming the usefulness of flow cytometry.Here we describe in detail all steps in the… 

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