In article <35DAFD97.762D at leonardo.ls.huji.ac.il>,
milandv at leonardo.ls.huji.ac.il wrote:
> Also does anybody know of a good way of getting rid of mites?
Serial flipping helps, but the best way (IMO) is to subculture clean
stocks by hand. That is, inspect every fly for mite eggs before
transferring it into a clean vial. (Cleaning down contaminated rooms is a
separate issue.) In my previous lab, there were several serious mite
outbreaks, but once I went through my stocks this way, I never had any
more trouble, even when other lab members couldn't quite shake their
To reply, please remove the initial digit from our address.
Make the world a better place: shoot a spammer today!