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Trobleshooting Dehydrated Media Issues

Incorrect pH

  • Improperly washed glassware
  • Impure water
  • Incorrect weigh out
  • Incomplete mixing
  • Overheating
  • pH measured at incorrect temperature
  • Incorrect storage of media

Atypical Precipitate or Abnormal Color

  • Improperly washed glassware
  • Impure water
  • Incorrect weigh out
  • Incomplete mixing
  • Overheating

Trace Substaces or Incomplete Solubility

  • Burning or scorching of media
  • Improperly washed glassware
  • Impure water

Loss of Geling Properties

  • Incorrect weigh out
  • Incomplete mixing
  • Overheating
  • Dilution by too large of inoculum
  • Hydrolysis of agar due to pH shift