Biological sterilization monitors: a four-year in-use evaluation of two systems.

Biological monitors (BI) are considered to be the best monitor of the sterilization process yet false positives may result in recalls and quality assurance difficulties. To assess the frequency, type and reasons for questionable results, we undertook a 4-year in-use study of two commonly used BI types--spore strips (Spordi) and a self-contained crushable… CONTINUE READING