Chapter 5. Analytical Techniques Useful to Study Biofilms

  1. Tamilvanan Shunmugaperumal

Published Online: 29 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470640463.ch5

Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections

Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections

How to Cite

Shunmugaperumal, T. (2010) Analytical Techniques Useful to Study Biofilms, in Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470640463.ch5

Author Information

  1. Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470479964

Online ISBN: 9780470640463

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Keywords:

  • analytical techniques, useful in study of biofilms;
  • conventional plate counting;
  • modern methods in study of biofilm formation - and Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope, CLSM

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conventional Plate Counting

  • Modern Methods

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References