biological indicator


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biological indicator

any organism which can be used to characterize particular environmental properties, e.g. pollution, oxygenation. For example, crustose lichens, such as Leconora coneyaeoides, are tolerant of pollution, whereas fructuose lichens, such as Usnea sp., are very sensitive to atmospheric pollution and are found only in areas where pollution is slight.
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[USPRwire, Sun Jul 07 2019] Global Biological Indicator Incubator are used for maintain condition for growth and storage bacterial condition.
[ClickPress, Mon Jul 08 2019] Global Biological Indicator Incubator are used for maintain condition for growth and storage bacterial condition.
Sterrad systems with ALLClear Technology and the Velocity Biological Indicator Readers are fully-integrated and network-connected, minimizing the need for manual documentation of vital sterilisation information in hospital centralized sterilization services departments.
Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) reported on Wednesday the receipt of US FDA clearance for its 30-minute STERRAD VELOCITY Biological Indicator (BI) System.
As has been presented, most of the literature on soil quality in recent years recommends biological indicators to assess soil quality in place of chemical or physical indicators, based on the assumption that biological indicators respond to physical and chemical changes in soil.
When the biological indicator is positive: investigating autoclave failures.
Observing the presence of a biological indicator within an ecosystem is one such method.
Manufactured by SGM Biotech Inc., EZTest[R] propylene oxide (PPO) is a self-contained biological indicator which consists of a spore paper carrier, contained in a plastic vial with a small sealed glass ampoule of culture media.
Hormones in children's saliva may be a biological indicator of the trauma that children undergo when peers chronically bully them.
A new rapid readout EO biological indicator, designed for rapid and reliable monitoring of EO sterilization processes, is available outside the United States but has not yet been cleared by FDA.
Tiny Hyalella offer many advantages as a biological indicator of environmental quality.

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