“The manufacturer should provide directions for use, including the medium and conditions to be used for the recovery of micro-organisms after exposure to the sterilization process.” – USP <1229.5>
- Soybean Casein Digest Broth is the recommended media for use with Biological Indicators. Use of another media may detrimentally affect outgrowth of spores.
- Mesa uses Difco media in-house for the manufacture and QC testing of our products. Mesa recommends Difco TSA and TSB for use in verifying the certified label claims for our products