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It won't be a problem other than that the surface would be uneven. Seal the plate with parafilm when not using to avoid moisture from accumulating inside. When you pour plates then swirl the plate gently so that the molten agar distributes evenly throughout the plate. The agar will be thin though, and you would have to streak gently so as not to cut the ...


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TB is an extremely poor example, because as has been mentioned, it usually requires prolonged contact. But lets go with something with a low required infectious dose, that's friendly to surface contamination, and persists in the environment: Norovirus. Can norovirus serve as a medium for pathogens? Absolutely. To be blunt, almost anything will serve as a ...


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According to this site, for yeast (I assume this means Saccharomyces cerevisiae) you should use 50 µg/ml to 200 µg/ml; for fungi (!) use 100 µg/ml to 300 µg/ml. The site also stresses the importance of the pH of the medium. I think that, unless a Hansenula expert comes along, you will have to try an initial experiment to measure the sensitivity of ...



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