Agar plate storage

Dave david.lawton1 at ntlworld.com
Fri Feb 2 18:31:25 EST 2001

""Anneling, Linda"" <LAnneling at mail.public-health.uiowa.edu> wrote in
news:EBBF8E30D502D111BA540060B03CDC83017C94DB at mail.public-health.uiowa.edu..
> How long can TSA and nutrient agar plates be stored in sealed bags at 4deg
> C?
I've done shelf life testing of them a 4 months and were OK.
Depends on what you want them for.
If you aren't that bothered I'd guess that as long as they weren't
contaminated and not
desiccated then they would be OK


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