Bacillus stearothermophilus

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Bacillus stearothermophilus

A spore-forming bacillus that may survive disinfection or sterilization. Its presence on a clinical instrument or surface is used as an indicator of inadequate sterility.
See also: Bacillus

Ba·cil·lus ste·a·ro·ther·moph·i·lus

(ba-sil-ŭs stēăr-ō-thĕr-mofi-lŭs)
A species in the genus Bacillus used as an indicator organism when testing the effectiveness of sterilization.
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Recently, a thermophilic Geobacillus stearothermophilus that was isolated from soil was capable of producing avicelase (MAKKY, 2009).
1) reported that the time needed for the inactivation of Geobacillus stearothermophilus spores was 3 minutes.
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The researchers deposited spore preparations of Bacillus subtilis and Geobacillus stearothermophilus onto the surface of pyrex microscope slides at about [10.