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.
Developed by Subcommittee: E35.15
Staff Manager: Brian Milewski
Date Initiated: 04-10-2018
Technical Contact: Tony Buhr