Agawam, MA (PRWEB) October 9, 2006 -–
Microtest has announced the availability of a new, free white paper titled: “Sterility Testing: Essential Things You Must Know.”
Sterility testing of medical devices is required during the sterilization validation process as well as for routine quality control. Understanding sterility testing is essential when designing the validation process. The need to provide adequate and reliable test data is an important quality control issue. False positive results and test failures can have significant impact on production schedules and device time-to market.
In this new white paper, Steven Richter, Ph.D, Microtest, presents the general concepts and problems associated with sterility testing as well as reviewing different testing methodologies.
Download the free white paper, “Sterility Testing: Essential Things You Must Know,” at: http://www.microtestlabs.com/sterilitypaper.
Microtest a is leading provider of medical device services and analytical services for medical device designers and manufacturers. The firm recently expanded its facilities, resources, and technology in the delivery of medical device sterilization validations, package validations, microbiology and clean room services. Its services include:
- Gamma/EO Sterilization Validation: Bioburden; Bioburden Recovery; Bacteriostasis/Fungistasis; Sterility; Dose Calculation; Spore Strip Population; Ethylene Oxide Residuals
- Reusables: High/Low Level Disinfection; Cleaning Studies; Steam / EO / Chemical Sterilization
- Endotoxin: FDA / USP Gel Clot; Chromogenic; Turbidimetric
- Sterility: USP; ANSI/AAMI/ISO; Product Immersion; Product Flush; Biological Indicator; Membrane Filtration; Steritest(TM) / Sterisolutest(TM)
Microtest also recently dedicated a new, state-of-the-art laboratory to offer a full range of analytical services. Combined, Microtest offers unique single-source solutions that minimize schedule disruptions and accelerate time to revenue.
For more information, contact Microtest on the Web at http://www.microtestlabs.com, or toll-free at: 1-800-631-1680. Download the free white paper, “Sterility Testing: Essential Things You Must Know,” at: http://www.microtestlabs.com/sterilitypaper.
Microtest is a leader in testing services and contract manufacturing for the medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology industries. Based in Agawam, Massachusetts, USA, the company's expertise and flexible processes enhance product safety and security, accelerate time to market, and minimize supply chain disruption. For more information, visit http://www.microtestlabs.com or call 1-413-786-1680 or toll-free 1-800-631-1680.