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On the Contamination of Cell Cultures by Leptospira biflexa
Joseph J. Tumilowicz, Aaron D. Alexander and Keith Stafford
Vol. 10, No. 3/4 (Sep. - Oct., 1974), pp. 238-242
Published by: Society for In Vitro Biology
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4291807
Page Count: 5
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A contaminant belonging to the genus Leptospira was detected in different cell lines. This organism was isolated and identified as Leptospira biflexa, a saprophytic species commonly inhabiting fresh waters. The source of this contaminant was not ascertained.
In Vitro © 1974 Society for In Vitro Biology