growth media for waking bacteria

Derek Law dlaw at
Wed Jan 17 06:09:13 EST 2001

It is probably best to use a non-selective medium first of all to
resuscitate the bacteria, to avoid unnecessary stress. After growth on a
non-selective medium they can be transferrred to a selective medium if

Derek Law

Company Microbiologist


Tracy Marsh <marshy at> wrote in message
news:4.1.20010117150158.00916e20 at
> Does anybody have a general list or know of a resource that tells us which
> specific media to use to wake frozen bacteria, including growth
> Tracy Marsh
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