The results are in!
After subsequent checks at 48 and 72 hours, the broth transferred to the glass bottle, two conical tubes and the cell culture petri dish are all uncontaminated! I spent approximately 30-45 seconds doing an imaginary celebratory dance in my head before I realized it is only a matter of time before I do accidentally contaminate something. As for now though, operation Aseptic Transfer on an Open Bench is a success!
Tragically, my swab of my bench area did show one colony on the plate. One. (Boo!)
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