Validating a sterilization process causing you stress?
Understand the challenges and benefits of the different options for validating a sterilization process. In part 2, we will review the overkill method.
Part 1: Microorganisms, Sterilization Standards and Definitions
Learn about microbial inactivation, why spores are used, applicable standards and definitions
Part 2: The Overkill Method
Understand the value and limitations of the Overkill method for cycle development
Part 3: Biological Indicator/Bioburden Method (best for sensitive products)
Review how the Biological Indicator/Bioburden method is best for sensitive products
Meet the Presenter
Product and Applications Engineer - Sterilization and Disinfection Control
Kurt McCauley has a B.S. in Microbiology and is a Product & Application Engineer in the Sterilization and Disinfection Control Division of Mesa Laboratories. He began work at Mesa in 1995 and has been involved with all aspects of biological indictor production and development. Mr. McCauley currently serves as Co-chair for AAMI Working Group 91 (Resistometers) and is an active member of both AAMI/ ISO Working Groups 4 (biological indicators) and 6 (chemical indicators).