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Citation: Garcia L. 2010. Culture of Hospital Water for , p 451-464. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 3rd Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817435.ch13.6
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Flowchart for concentration by filtration.

Citation: Garcia L. 2010. Culture of Hospital Water for , p 451-464. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 3rd Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817435.ch13.6
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Flowchart for direct plating.

Citation: Garcia L. 2010. Culture of Hospital Water for , p 451-464. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 3rd Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817435.ch13.6
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Flowchart for identification of the family wk, weak.

Citation: Garcia L. 2010. Culture of Hospital Water for , p 451-464. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 3rd Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817435.ch13.6
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