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Validation of Gas Plasma Sterilization (Importance of ISO documents, ISO TC 198 and 194).

Hideharu Shintani
from: Gas Plasma Sterilization in Microbiology: Theory, Applications, Pitfalls and New Perspectives (Edited by: Hideharu Shintani and Akikazu Sakudo). Caister Academic Press, U.K. (2016) Pages: 131-140.


ISO 11138-1 and ISO 14161 are the major documents to follow for biological indicator (BI) manufacturers and BI users, respectively. Based on these ISO documents, the spores of Geobacillus stearothermophilus ATCC 7953 are used for BI of gas plasma sterilization. In this chapter, the importance of following ISO documents for sterilization validation in the case of gas plasma exposure will be introduced read more ...
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