What Is a Mixed Culture in Microbiology?

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In Microbiology, a mixed culture refers to a laboratory culture that contains more than one species of organism that are grown in a medium. Most pure cultures are usually derived from mixed cultures by methods of separating individual cells so that, when they multiply, each will form an individually distinct colony.
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