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Single Tube Method for Determining the Efficacy of Disinfectants Against Bacterial Biofilm (Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus)

Purpose of Test The Single Tube Method for Determining the Efficacy of Disinfectants against Bacterial Biofilm test method is used to evaluate liquid disinfectants against biofilm bacteria (Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus) in a closed, single tube system. Summary of Test A biofilm is grown onto a series of coupon “carriers” and treated with a… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

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OECD Quantitative Method for Testing Antimicrobial Products Against Spores of Clostridium difficile (ATCC 43598) on Inanimate, Hard, Non-porous Surfaces

Purpose of Test The OECD Quantitative Method for Testing Antimicrobial Products Against Spores of Clostridium difficile (ATCC 43598) on Inanimate, Hard, Non-porous Surfaces is a carrier-based test method designed to evaluate chemicals for effectiveness against Clostridium difficile spores. The method has been implemented as a guidance document which follows U.S. EPA BEAD SOPs and is recognized… Read More

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OECD Quantitative Method for Evaluating Efficacy of Liquid Antimicrobials against Candida auris on Hard, Non-Porous Surfaces

Purpose of Test The OECD Quantitative Method for Evaluating Efficacy of Liquid Antimicrobials against Candida auris on Hard, Non-Porous Surfaces is a carrier-based test method designed to evaluate chemicals for effectiveness against Candida auris. The method has been implemented as an interim guidance document that follows a U.S. EPA BEAD SOP and is recognized by… Read More

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USP Microbial Limits Testing

To determine whether a substance or preparation complies with an established specification for microbiological quality, Accuratus offers USP <61> and <62> Testing. The quantitative phase of testing, <61>, determines the bioburden of given pharmaceutical manufacturing samples, enumerating the number of total aerobic microbial organisms as well as the total number of yeasts, and molds. The… Read More

Categories: QC Release Testing

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Reusable Device Sterilization Validation

Devices designed and labeled for reuse that are intended to be sterile must have a specified method of sterilization within their instructions for use. This method must be validated to support the sterilization claims and the validation testing must accurately reflect the process to be performed in a healthcare setting. Our knowledge, experience, specialized equipment,… Read More

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Reusable Device Cleaning Validation

Recommendations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) shape the Accuratus Lab Services cleaning validation studies processes. This testing applies to medical devices designed and labeled for reuse. It documents with… Read More

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AAMI ST77 Reusable Device Studies

AAMI ST77 Reusable Device Studies Microtest offers exceptional testing of medical devices manufactured for reuse in clinical settings. Tests include: High/low-level disinfection Cleaning studies Steam/EO/chemical sterilization Our AAMI ST77 reusable device studies are ideal to support initial U.S. FDA Section 510(k) submissions on new products or for use after a relevant change to an existing… Read More

Categories: Medical Device

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Food Contact Sanitizer Testing for Towelettes (Modification of AOAC Method 960.09)

Purpose of Test A modification of the AOAC Germicidal and Detergent Sanitizing Action of Disinfectants test method is used to evaluate towelettes intended to sanitize food contact surfaces such as: hard non-porous tables, countertops (stainless steel, laminated, sealed ceramic) stove tops, interior and exterior surfaces of microwaves and refrigerators. Such products are typically registered with… Read More

Categories: Microbiology Testing

Tags: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial Liquid, Microbiology Testing, and Test