Biological Indications

Non-accredited method

Indicators contain a particular type of micro-organisms in a specified number on a medium. Indicator is used to determine the effectiveness of the sterilization process, i.e., whether in a controlled sterilization cycle has been killed microorganisms on the carrier. Indicator should be put in the most difficult to penetrate through the sterilizing agent place.

Standard:

  • Eur. 8.0., 2014,
  • FP X, 2014

Method:

  • control of the steam sterilization process (autoclave)
  • control of the dry heat sterilization process
  • control of the radiation sterilization process
  • control of the EtO sterilization process