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Sterility Testing - Sporestrip

Source

Sporestrip

Mnemonic M STERILE
Specimen Requirements

Clearly indicate on the sporestrip: TEST or CONTROL.
An unsterilized (Control) sporestrip MUST be submitted with each test.
Indicate sterilization method: steam, dry heat or gas.

Refer to CLS Form #MI6045:
Instructions for Use of ATI® Spore-O-Chex™ - Biological Indicator Strip
 

Specimen Handling

 

Additional Information

Complete the CLS Microbiology Infection Surveillance Requisition (7828M).
"M" numbers are assigned to sporestrip accounts and should appear on the requisition.

Turnaround time for negative result: 7 days.

Testing Location CLS Microbiology
Testing Frequency Daily
Alternate Name(s)

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