Counting of cultivable and viable fungal spores and yeasts can be performed from a variety of samples including liquid and solid matrices. Non-selective culture media and different growth temperatures are used in order to reveal the diversity of the fungal content. Isolated colonies are enumerated and roughly identified based on their morphology. Results are expressed as colony forming units (CFU) of each identified morphotype per gram or ml of bulk material, etc. Isolates can be further accurately identified at an extra cost using notably MALDI-TOF MS or DNA sequencing.
The cost (see price list) includes sample treatment, plating and counting.