MPN: Most Probable Number and Other Microbial Enumeration Techniques

Calculates the Most Probable Number (MPN) to quantify the concentration (density) of microbes in serial dilutions of a laboratory sample (described in Jarvis, 2010 <doi:10.1111/j.1365-2672.2010.04792.x>). Also calculates the Aerobic Plate Count (APC) for similar microbial enumeration experiments.

Version: 0.3.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.4.0)
Imports: stats (≥ 3.4.0)
Suggests: knitr (≥ 1.20), rmarkdown (≥ 1.10), testthat (≥ 2.0.0)
Published: 2019-03-20
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.MPN
Author: Martine Ferguson [aut] (original R code), John Ihrie [cre, aut]
Maintainer: John Ihrie <John.Ihrie at>
License: Unlimited
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: MPN results


Reference manual: MPN.pdf
Vignettes: MPN: Most Probable Number for Serial Dilutions
APC: Aerobic Plate Count for Serial Dilutions


Package source: MPN_0.3.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): MPN_0.3.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): MPN_0.3.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): MPN_0.3.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): MPN_0.3.0.tgz
Old sources: MPN archive


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