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COLONY. A union of citizens or subjects who have left their country to people another, and remain subject to the mother country. 3 W. C. C. R. 287. The country occupied by the colonists is also called a colony. A colony differs from a possession, or a dependency. (q.v.) For a history of the American colonies, the reader is referred to Story on the Constitution, book I.; 1 Kent, Com. 77 to 80; 1 Dane's Ab. Index, b. t.

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TABLE 2: Mean number of colony-forming units of bacteria per cubic meter of air at various distances from edge of fields with grazing sheep, Imperial Valley, 2011 [Table omitted]
When 24 of the stethoscopes were cleaned with an alcohol wipe as part of the study, the median number of colony-forming units plummeted to 0, with a range of 0-59.
They contaminated wooden cutting boards with 1 billion colony-forming units per 25 square centimeters of surface and then cooked the boards on high heat in an 800- watt home microwave oven.
Those samples that were contaminated had 75% fewer colony-forming units during the SwabCap phase.
One hundred twenty patients with cirrhosis of the liver and minimal hepatic encephalopathy were randomly assigned to receive standard treatment (lactulose, 30-60 ml per day) or a probiotic preparation (VSL#3, 450 billion colony-forming units per day) for 2 months.
Volunteers received maltodextrin as a placebo (8 g/day), prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) (8 g/day), probiotic (Bi-07; 109 colony-forming units/day) and synbiotic GOS + Bi-07 (8 g GOS/day and 109 colony-forming units Bi-07/day).
However the number of bacterial colony-forming units at the second hospital was significantly higher.
A plate count assay involved the direct plating of an aliquot of the medium within the isolation system on tryptic soy agar to determine the number of colony-forming units present immediately after treatment.
ests on samples from the salad drawers of 30 frost free home fridges showed they had an average of 7,850 bacteria colony-forming units per square centimetre (cfu/cm2).
5] colony-forming units (CFU)/mL of urine from a clean-catch specimen.
EPA has suggested that the heterotrophic bacterial counts in drinking water should not exceed 500 colony-forming units (CFUs) per mL.

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