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STERILITY TESTING

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Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​Commercial spore strip in a paper envelope for testing of hot air oven (using Bacillus atrophaeus) or steam sterilization (using Geobacillus stearothermophilus). Testing of other patient-use products
is not recommended; consult microbiologist before sending.

Storage and Transport

Method

​Culture

Test Results

​Growth reported;
No bacterial growth

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​7 days (preliminary result issued in 2 days)

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday - Friday

Remarks

Change History Notes

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