fungi in the incubator

Martin Hughes mhughes at mcmaster.ca
Tue Jul 18 15:02:12 EST 1995


In article <3u7ks5$9uu at news.rrz.uni-koeln.de>, a2245094 at rrz.Uni-Koeln.DE (Thorsten Heedt) says:
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Are you using a laminar flow hood? Is the incubator and hood away from 
the main traffic in the lab? Clean the incubators regularly with 70%
etoh, autoclave shelves. Clean out the water in the incubator every week
 and add fungicide eg Bath Clear, to the water. Wash your hands, 
wear a clean lab coat, keep your hair (head and or facial) clean 
and out of the way. Clean out the water bath used to warm media and add 
fungicide to it, Basically clean up your act. 
As a last resort add fungizone to the culture medium.
Alison Cowie



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