Self-Contained Biological Indicators (BIs) are approved for use in gravity, prevacuum, and flash cycles.
Final visual spore growth is recorded in 24 hours. The ValueTest Biological Indicators contain Geobacillus stearothermophilus spore as a standard for autoclave testing.
Check your local regulations on use of biological spore testing. ValueTest biological indicators are recommended to be used daily as a test of a steam sterilization cycle has been completed effectively. This test is also known as a spore test. Biological indicator testing for steam sterilization is also recommended to be used with any implantable devices being sterilized. Accepted in virtually all 24 hour incubators on the market.
Use with a confirmed pass ValueTest Class 5 Integrator and release the load before your BI result*
(Except implantable Devices)
*According to CSA Z314.0-13 Medical device reprocessing General requirements