No other problem in cell culturing is as universal as microbial contamination. In order to avoid it, good sterile techniques and thorough culture handling are essential. Beyond that, the CO₂ incubator plays a key role because it provides optimal growth conditions not only for cell cultures but also for various unwanted microbes.
This free white paper contains information on:
- Terminology of fighting germs: decontamination, disinfection, sterilization
- Measures to avoid incubator-caused contaminations of cell cultures
- Process safety, effectiveness, and costs of different decontamination concepts