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Mesa Labs Prospore™ Self-Contained Biological Indicator

Ideal for validating steam sterilization of liquids

Manufacturer:  Mesa Labs PS550

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Catalog No. 12-001-2


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Description

Description

Safe, easy-to-use, self-contained biological indicator used to validate or monitor steam sterilization in hospitals and pharmaceutical facilities.

  • No activation is required—simply expose ampule sterilizer and incubate afterwards
  • Sealed Prospore ampules contain Geobacillus stearothermophilus spores suspended in growth media
  • Bromocresol purple pH indicator added to assist in detecting spore growth
  • Outgrowth of spores decreases pH, causing a color change from purple to yellow
  • Standard population is 105 per unit
  • Results available in 48 hours
  • 4mL ampules

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For 121°C steam sterilization cycles only. A control test should be used to verify spore viability.

Specifications

Specifications

Validating steam sterilization of liquids
2 to 8°C
35.6 to 46.4°F
105
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