I guess old habits die hard - once in a while I still flame the end of a
tube. I had to cover a micro bench this week, and I just realized that I
never even turned on the bunsen burner! We have been using plastic loops for
a few years now ever since someone blew up the biohazard hood because of a
John Gentile, MS M(ASCP)
yjgent at cox.net
in article 3CDC3F42.C6EFC7C3 at nospamhortonsbay.com, JEDilworth at
bactitech at nospamhortonsbay.com wrote on 5/10/02 5:45 PM:
> That is true :-).
>> Judy Dilworth, M.T. (ASCP)
>> lamb wrote:
>>>> JEDilworth wrote:
>>> The difference between plugs and caps.
>> When taking out a plug, there is a good chance of contamination: the end of
>> tube is not sterile.
>> With a cap that fits over the tube there is no such problem. Unless you touch
>> rim of the tube with your fingers.