Use of commercially available cryogenic vials for long-term preservation of dermatophyte fungi.

Baker, M. and Jeffries, Peter (2006) Use of commercially available cryogenic vials for long-term preservation of dermatophyte fungi. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44 (2). pp. 617-618. (Access to this publication is restricted)

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Abstract

The use of commercially available cryogenic vials (Microbank vials) stored at -70 degrees C for the storage and preservation of dermatophyte fungi was investigated. None of the 200 strains of dermatophytes examined, representing 21 species, showed a loss of viability after they had been stored for periods ranging from 1 week to 2 years at -70 degrees C. All strains showed typical colonial and microscopic morphologies following revival.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Biosciences > Biomedical Research Group
Depositing User: Sue Davies
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 17:48
Last Modified: 27 May 2014 10:34
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/42 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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