Work Item
ASTM WK63006

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

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.


Developed by Subcommittee: E35.15

Committee: E35

Staff Manager: Brian Milewski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 04-10-2018

Technical Contact: Tony Buhr

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