Sterilization and disinfection
Tyndallization is: (DNB Dec-11)
|A||A method of preserving cultures|
|B||A method of inoculation of media|
|C||A method of growing bacteria in pure culture|
|D||A method of sterilization|
a. Tyndallization is carried out in a Koch and Arnold steam sterilizer.
b. Media which contain any ingredient/component not able to tolerate the temperature of an autoclave are sterilized by tyndallization. Eg. TCBS, XLD, DCA, sugar solutions for fermentation tests and gelatin containing media.