antibiotic effective against protozoa

William H. Guilford guilford at
Mon Jun 27 10:21:14 EST 1994

In article <2uh2lo$l9g at> kkramer at (Miss K. Kramer) writes:

>Hi there,
>I suspect a protozoa contamination ina newly established and very
>valuable cell line. Information on this particular type of contamination
>is spare. Can somebody recomend effective measures to save the cell line?

>Kerstin Kramer


  You might consider streptomycin or tetracycline.  I don't know how effective 
or generally toxic these two antibiotics are in culture, but you can ask 

  Good luck!

- Bill (guilford at

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