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Karo as a test for contaminated syringe?
    #2448710 - 03/18/04 09:11 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

SWIM is wondering if a Karo jar can show contams like a
PF/BRF jar or Agar dish? She thinks cobweb would be a little
difficult to see but trich/black/lipstick etc would show ok.
If you have pix of nasty Karo please post.


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Re: Karo as a test for contaminated syringe? [Re: vermonster]
    #2449107 - 03/18/04 10:32 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Liquid innoculation is very good at hiding contamination. Just because a jar of karo appears clean, there is no definitive answer until it is germinated.


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Re: Karo as a test for contaminated syringe? [Re: vermonster]
    #2450544 - 03/19/04 05:04 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

if you have no agar try a few jars with just a small amount of grain/jar mix. if one jar come s good you can use it to innoc another larger jar


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Re: Karo as a test for contaminated syringe? [Re: vermonster]
    #2450660 - 03/19/04 06:47 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Often it is the spores that give mold its color, contams don't usually sporulate in solution. Therefor, it would be hard to identify a contammed solution by color.

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