ASTM WK63006

    New Practice for Preservation of Microbes used for Anti-Microbial Testing

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


    1. Scope

    The scope is to describe practices to store, maintain, stabilize and characterize microbes for, during and after long-term storage.


    Long-term storage, microbe preservation, microbe stabilization


    It is needed to maintain microbial cultures over time and hence reproducibility of test microbes and any subsequent anti-microbial test results

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Tony Buhr

    Draft Under Development