Preservation of Bacteria


BACTERIA may be preserved by drying suspensions either from the frozen or from the liquid state. Of these two methods, the former, particularly in the form of centrifugal freeze drying1, has been widely used because of its efficiency and convenience.

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    Fry, R. M., and Greaves, R. I. N., J. Hyg. Camb., 49 220 (1951).

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ANNEAR, D. Preservation of Bacteria. Nature 174, 359–360 (1954).

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