WO/2004/013604 is referenced by 5 patents.

A novel method is provided, for use within serological or screening assays, wherein microbial colonies are grown on filter membranes in multi-well plates. This process enables the colonies to be stained, imaged, and counted automatically using such automated systems as, e.g., computer and video-based imaging systems.

Title
Novel procedure for growth, imaging, and enumeration of microbial colonies for serological or screening assays
Application Number
PCT/US2003/023928
Publication Number
2004/013604
Application Date
July 30, 2003
Publication Date
February 12, 2004
Inventor
Wang Su
Liu Xu
Caulfield Michael J
Agent
MERCK 126 East Lincoln Avenue Rahway NJ 07065 0907
Assignee
Wang Su
Liu Xu
Caulfield Michael J
Merck & Co
IPC
C12Q 01/18
C12Q 01/04
C12Q 01/02
C12N 11/02
C12N 01/20
C12M 01/18
C12M 01/12
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