preservation of m.o.

Candace Krepel ckrepel at post.its.mcw.edu
Fri Aug 26 08:29:11 EST 1994

We use double-strength skim milk (Difco) as a protectant - disperse the
bacteria in about half an ml, then freeze at -70 (both aerobes and
anaerobes).  Bugs last for years.

Candy Krepel
Surgical Microbiology Research Lab
Medical College of Wisconsin

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