Check to make sure the caps are loose while they are in the incubator. Also
I wouldn't take them directly from the incubator to the refrig. Let them
stay out at room temp for a while first.
John Gentile President, Rhode Island Apple Group
yjgent at cox.net RIAG Web page: www.wbwip.com/riag/
"I never make mistakes, I only have unexpected learning opportunities!"
> From: "keicheng" <keiagy at starhub.net.sg>
> Organization: StarHub Internet Pte Ltd
> Newsgroups: bionet.microbiology,sci.bio.microbiology
> Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2002 00:18:54 +0800
> Subject: Bacterial Slant Cultures
>> We are keeping our bacteria on agar slants and keep them in the fridge at 4C
> after incubation in the incubator.
> However, we notice that there is a lot of condensation in the tube and on
> the agar such that the bacteria on the agar is "washed". Is there any way
> we can over come this problem?