ASTM WK44249

    Revision of E1874 - 09 Standard Test Method for Recovery of Microorganisms from Skin using the Cup Scrub Technique

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    Active Standard: E1874 - 14

    Developed by Subcommittee: E35.15 | Committee E35 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK44249

    1. Rationale

    A few sections of this method can be expanded to include new application areas currently in use throughout the industry. One key section being Microbial Counts, as it only describes recovery for aerobic bacteria and current science inlcudes anaerobic resident flora.


    Keywords

    cup scrub; resident flora; skin; skin equivalent; transient organism; Antibacterial washes; Cup scrub technique; Resident flora; Thran spray gun; Transient organism;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    12-02-2013

    Technical Contact:
    Kelly Dunn

    Item:
    004

    Ballot:
    E35 (14-01)

    Status:
    Ballot Item Approved as E1874-2014 and Pending Publication