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Mycoplasma Facts: Dangers of Contamination in Cell Culture Labs

Mycoplasma is one of the most common cell culture contaminants, with six species of mycoplasma accounting for 95% of all contamination. Contamination in cell culture labs can lead to loss of time and money, and invalid scientific data. Therefore, it is important to improve our understanding of where mycoplasma contamination can stem from and how best to prevent it.

Download this infographic to discover more about mycoplasma contamination in cell culture labs, including:

  • Why it should be tested for
  • Common sources of contamination
  • Tips for prevention