Life Science

Assessment of bacterial viability: a comprehensive review on recent advances and challenges.

Assessing bacterial contamination in environmental samples is important in figuring out threats to public well being. The classical strategies are time-consuming and solely acknowledge species that develop simply on tradition media. Viable however non-culturable (VBNC) micro organism are a potential risk which will resuscitate and trigger infections. Latest dye-based screening methods make use of nucleic acid dyes akin to ethidium monoazide...