Seminar to Help Medical Device Manufacturers Validate Sterilization, Cleaning Processes

A seminar on microbiology quality control, designed to help medical device manufacturers validate sterilization and cleaning processes, and maintain controlled environments, will be presented by Microtest Laboratories and held on May 16, 2013 in Boston.
For today's medical device manufacturers, the challenge is to validate their sterilization and cleaning processes to ensure patient safety and product integrity," says Steven Richter, PhD, president and scientific director of Microtest Laboratories. This seminar will focus on a host of issues pertaining to the sterilization of medical  devices including sterilization validation, bioburden, sterility, and endotoxin testing, as well as submitting samples to a contract testing laboratory. 
Topics at the Microbiology Quality Control Seminar will include:
- Microbiology 101
- Sterilization validation
- Bioburden testing
- Sterility testing
- Endotoxin testing
- Testing sample submissions
The event will be held at the MIT Endicott House in Boston on Thursday, May 16, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET. A networking reception and lunch are included. The registration fee is $149. To register, download the form from:

The event is one in a series of technical seminars and workshops for medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers presented by Microtest Laboratories, a Mass.-based, FDA-audited company.