David Dansereau ddansere at
Sat Oct 25 20:11:33 EST 1997

The only sure way to remove the mites is to quarantine the contaminated
stock, physically remove all mites and eggs from several adults, and start
a new, clean stock.

Mites can crwl out of, an into foam plugs on vials but seem to have more
trouble penetrating a plug of cotton.

Good luck!

David A. Dansereau
University of Alberta Genetics

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