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Flow cytometry, a powerful novel tool to rapidly assess bacterial viability in metal working fluids: Proof-of-principle

2019-02-04T16:39:03-04:00

One major problem in the metalworking fluid industry is bacterial growth; however, a fast yet accurate method to evaluate and predict the fluid’s antibacterial capacity is currently lacking. Quaker’s novel tool’s protocol is based on flow cytometry to assess the antibacterial potential of newly developed cutting fluids independent of bacterial growth.