Autoclave Spore Testing
The easiest way to test your sterilizer.
No matter what type of sterilizer your office uses, our biological monitoring service will work for you. Our complete kits come with pre-labeled envelopes so all you have to do is run one of our biological indicator strips through your sterilizer and then drop it in the mail. We take care of the rest!
The 3 Simple Steps to Test Your Sterilizer:
It's simple to sign-up and test with SporeAlert.
Here's how to do it in three easy steps:
Place an order
Create an account and order as many test kits you need based on how often you test. We offer quarterly, monthly, semi-monthly, and weekly test kits.
Test your autoclave
Easy to use! Simply include a test strip in your next autoclave run. Return the test strip to us in our provided mailer.
View your results online
Your test results are provided via email, and are always available to view on your account. Your office is notified immediately of confirmed positives, by both phone and email.
Our clients include dentists, oral surgeons, tattoo artists, OB/GYN’s, veterinarians and cosmetologists.
"Biological indicators, or spore tests, are the most accepted means of monitoring sterilization because they assess the sterilization process directly by killing known highly resistant microorganisms (Geobacillus or Bacillus species). Mechanical and chemical indicators alone do not guarantee sterilization."
-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
"Along with the proper sterilization of instruments and materials, sterilizer monitoring is an essential part of any in-office infection control program."
-American Dental Association (ADA)
"Biological indicators should be used within Process Challenge Devices for routine sterilizer efficacy monitoring at least weekly, but preferably every day that the sterilizer is in use."
- Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)
SporeAlert Autoclave Spore Testing
Dual species spore strips with matching control. Works with any commercial sterilizer. Results reported via email in 1 day for steam, 3 days for chemical, and 7 days for dry heat and EtO sterilizers. Immediate phone and email notification of failed tests.
PO Box 847
Ferndale, WA 98248