Understanding General Microbiology Testing Services
During most manufacturing processes, treated water is used to make reagents and for the routine cleaning of equipment. Because treated water is used to minimize the amount of microbes exposed to a product during manufacturing, analyzing the treated water on a regular basis is required.
Testing Categories and Specifications
|Test Name||Sample Needed||Turn-Around Time|
|Heterotrophic Plate Count||100 mL||1-2 weeks|
|Incubate and Read USP <1116>||As needed||1 week|
|Gram Stain and Identification||As needed||1 week|
|Environmental Monitoring||As needed||1 week|