1.1 The purpose of this terminology standard is to establish uniformity in terms used in the field of antimicrobial and antiviral agent testing. Terms are adapted from related fields such as regulatory terms defined by law and definitions as supported by test requirements. 1.2 The terms are appropriate to the wide range of interest related to standards developed in the area of antimicrobial and antiviral testing.
The standard is needed to normalize the definition of terms across the current 44 related standards.
Bactericidal terms; Fungicidal terms; Virucidal terms; Healthcare testing terms
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.
Citing ASTM Standards
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