Posts Tagged ‘#autoclave’
Just Announced: Faster Turnaround Times
Important news from Woodhouse Laboratories – We know that laboratory turn-around times are extremely important for infection control. That’s why we are proud to announce that we have recently completed an internal study on faster readout methods which will provide faster turnaround times on steam and chemical sterilizer tests. As always, we ensure that tests…Read More
Steam vs Dry Heat vs Chemical Sterilizers – What’s the difference?
Instrument sterilization is essential to the functioning of many industries. There are several accepted methods that are used to ensure that instruments are sterilized properly. Below we describe 3 of the most common types of sterilizers used in the medical field. Regardless of the type of sterilizer you use, the CDC recommends verifying the proper…Read More
Meet our microbes!
One of the most common questions we get is “What kind of bacteria do you use? Will it make me sick?!” Here we’ve added a brief description of the 2 strains of bacteria that we use for sterilizer monitoring, and some interesting facts on each. Geobacillus stearothermophilus Geobacillus stearothermophilus was first discovered in 1920, and…Read More