Laminar Flow hoods

Harold J. Drabkin hdrabkin at user1.channel1.com
Thu Mar 11 07:51:34 EST 1999


On 4 Mar 1999 16:21:03 -0800, robert at XENCOR.COM (Robert Hayes) wrote:

>We're new to tissue culture, and we've been having some problems
>decontaminating our laminar flow hood. Is washing with alcohol or bleach
>the most efficient way to get rid of bacteria, fungus and their friends,
>or is there some commercially available spray that's more efficient?

I do this in two steps:  1rst spray with lysol or Merkil (sp?) to get
rid of any protein (spilled media, etc.), then follow with 70-80%
ETOH.
Harold J. Drabkin



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