biologic indicator


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bi·o·log·ic in·di·ca·tor

(bī'ŏ-loj'ik in'di-kā-tŏr)
A preparation of nonpathogenic microorganisms, usually bacterial spores, carried by an ampule or specially impregnated paper enclosed within a package during sterilization and subsequently incubated to verify that the spores were killed by the sterilization process.

bi·o·log·ic in·di·ca·tor

(bī'ŏ-loj'ik in'di-kā-tŏr)
A preparation of nonpathogenic microorganisms, usually bacterial spores, carried by an ampule or specially impregnated paper enclosed within a package during sterilization and subsequently incubated to verify that the spores were killed by the sterilization process.