Active Standard: E1326 - 13
E1326-08 is due for review and re-approval in 2013. Since 2008, there have been several new non-culture based test methods approved by ASTM. This review will focus on ensuring that the guidance provided in E1326 remains current and consistent with stakeholder community best practices.
KeywordsAccuracy assessment; Antimicrobial formulations/testing; Bacteria/bacterial control; Heterotrophic plate count procedure; Microbiological examination; Nonconventional testing procedures; Reproducibility; Sampling biological materials; Selectivity;
Ballot Item Approved as E1326-2013 and Pending Publication