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MET-MI-<organism>-AI

English translation: Método indirecto (metodo de medición indirecta) de [nombre de organismo] por Análisis de Impedancia

00:21 Jul 10, 2018
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Safety / detection of microbiological food contamination
Spanish term or phrase: MET-MI-<organism>-AI
Hi colleagues, I'm translating a report on food safety testing for contaminants in cheese, from Spain. There are a lot of abbreviations throughout, and there are often ad-hoc abbreviations specific to the various test labs.

There is a page from one lab, listing the counts of colony-forming units for total coliforms, E. coli, staphylococci, and molds and yeasts, and also the absence/presence of salmonella. In each instance, the name of the organism is inside the pattern "MET-MI--AI". I'm pretty sure MET-MI means "METODO: METODO INDIRECTO", and this makes sense from my years working in a hospital lab myself - but I could be wrong. And I can't figure out what "AI" could stand for.

Is there anyone out there with some subject-area knowledge who could help me out?
Anne Louise
United States
Local time: 11:56
English translation:Método indirecto (metodo de medición indirecta) de [nombre de organismo] por Análisis de Impedancia
Explanation:
Con el mínimo contexto proporcionado es sólo un educated guess, pero AI podría aludir al procedimiento específico de medición. El análisis de impedancia, en tanto que procedimiento de evaluación indirecto sobre presencia o no de microorganismos podría efectivamente ajustarse aquí. Haría falta confirmar por contexto más amplio...

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Note added at 12 hrs (2018-07-10 13:16:47 GMT)
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* electrical impedance measurement / impedance microbiology / electrochemical impedance / electrical impedance method
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Chema Nieto Castañón
Spain
Local time: 18:56
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Chema Nieto Castañón


  

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Método indirecto (metodo de medición indirecta) de [nombre de organismo] por Análisis de Impedancia


Explanation:
Con el mínimo contexto proporcionado es sólo un educated guess, pero AI podría aludir al procedimiento específico de medición. El análisis de impedancia, en tanto que procedimiento de evaluación indirecto sobre presencia o no de microorganismos podría efectivamente ajustarse aquí. Haría falta confirmar por contexto más amplio...

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Note added at 12 hrs (2018-07-10 13:16:47 GMT)
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* electrical impedance measurement / impedance microbiology / electrochemical impedance / electrical impedance method

Chema Nieto Castañón
Spain
Local time: 18:56
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