1887

Chapter 13.10 : Microbiological Assay of Environmental and Medical-Device Surfaces

MyBook is a cheap paperback edition of the original book and will be sold at uniform, low price.

Preview this chapter:
Zoom in
Zoomout

Microbiological Assay of Environmental and Medical-Device Surfaces, Page 1 of 2

| /docserver/preview/fulltext/10.1128/9781555817435/9781555815271_Chap13_10-1.gif /docserver/preview/fulltext/10.1128/9781555817435/9781555815271_Chap13_10-2.gif
There is no abstract provided for this chapter. We are in the process of generating a full text preview. Please bookmark and return later.
Citation: Garcia L. 2010. Microbiological Assay of Environmental and Medical-Device Surfaces, p 485-496. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 3rd Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817435.ch13.10
Highlighted Text: Show | Hide
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

References

/content/book/10.1128/9781555817435.chap13.10
1.American Public Health Association, American Water Works Association, Water Environment Foundation. 1999. Part 9000. Microbiological examination, p. 9-19-41. In A. D. Eaton,, L. S. Clesceri,, and A. E. Greenberg (ed.), Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 20th ed. American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
2.American Public Health Association Committee on Microbial Contamination of Surfaces. 1975. Environmental microbiologic sampling in the hospital. Health Lab. Sci. 12:234235.
3. Bartlett, R. C.,, D. H. M. Groeschel,, D. C. Mackel,, G. F. Mallison,, and E. H. Spaulding,. 1974. Microbiological surveillance, p. 845851. In E. H. Lennette,, E. H. Spaulding,, and J. P. Truant (ed.), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 2nd ed. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC.
4. Bond, W. W.,, N. J. Petersen,, and M. S. Favero. 1977. Viral hepatitis B: aspects of environmental control. Health Lab. Sci. 14:235252.
5.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). 2003. Guidelines for environmental infection control in health-care facilities. Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep. 52(RR-10):148.
6. Cole, E. C.,, W. A. Rutala,, L. Nessen,, N. S. Wannamaker,, and D. J. Weber. 1990. Effect of methodology, dilution, and exposure time on the tuberculocidal activity of glutaraldehyde-based disinfectants. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 56:18131817.
7. Favero, M. S. 1971. Microbiologic assay of space hardware. Environ. Biol. Med. 1:2756.
8. Favero, M. S.,, and W. W. Bond,. 1991. Sterilization, disinfection, and antisepsis in the hospital, p. 183200. In A. Balows,, W. J. Hausler, Jr.,, K. L. Herrmann,, H. D. Isenberg,, and H. J. Shadomy (ed.), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 5th ed. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC.
9. Favero, M. S.,, and W. W. Bond,. 2001. Disinfection of medical and surgical materials, p. 881917. In S. S. Block (ed.), Disinfection, Sterilization, and Preservation, 5th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.
10. Favero, M. S.,, W. W. Bond,, N. J. Petersen,, K. R. Berquist,, and J. E. Maynard. 1974. Detection methods for study of the stability of hepatitis B antigen on surfaces. J. Infect. Dis. 129:210212.
11. Favero, M. S.,, D. A. Gabis,, and D. Vesley,. 1984. Environmental monitoring procedures, p. 4761. In M. L. Speck (ed.), Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods, 2nd ed. American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
12. Favero, M. S.,, J. J. McDade,, J. A. Robertsen,, R. K. Hoffman,, and R. W. Edwards. 1968. Microbiological sampling of surfaces. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 31:336343.
13. Hall, L. B.,, and R. G. Lyle. 1971. Foundations of planetary quarantine. Environ. Biol. Med. 1:58.
14. Isenberg, H. D., 1977. Significance of environmental microbiology in nosocomial infections and the care of hospitalized patients, p. 220234. In V. Lorian (ed.), Significance of Medical Microbiology in the Care of Patients. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD.
15. McCullough, N. V.,, L. M. Brosseau,, D. Vesley,, and J. H. Vincent. 1998. Improved methods for generation, sampling, and recovery of biological aerosols in filter challenge tests. Am. Ind. Hyg. Assoc. J. 59:234241.
16. McGowan, J. E., Jr.,, and B. G. Metchock,. 1999. Infection control epidemiology and clinical microbiology, p. 107115. In P. R. Murray,, E. J. Baron,, M. A. Pfaller,, F. C. Tenover,, and R. H. Yolken (ed.), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 7th ed. ASM Press, Washington, DC.
17. McGowan, J. E., Jr.,, and R. A. Weinstein,. 1998. Role of the laboratory in control of nosocomial infection, p. 143164. In J. V. Bennett, and P. S. Brachman (ed.), Hospital Infections, 4th ed. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, PA.
18. Petersen, N. J.,, D. E. Collins,, and J. H. Marshall. 1974. Evaluation of skin cleansing procedures using the wipe-rinse technique. Health Lab. Sci. 11:182197.
19. Puleo, J. R.,, M. S. Favero,, and N. J. Petersen. 1967. Use of ultrasonic energy in assess-ing microbial contamination of surfaces. Appl. Microbiol. 15:13451351.
20. Rhame, F. S., 1998. The inanimate environment, p. 299324. In J. V. Bennett, and P. S. Brachman (ed.), Hospital Infections, 4th ed. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, PA.
21. Russell, A. D., 2001. Principles of antimicrobial activity and resistance, p. 3156. In S. S. Block (ed.), Disinfection, Sterilization, and Preservation, 5th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.
22. Rutala, W. A. 1996. APIC guideline for selection and use of disinfectants. 1994, 1995, and 1996 APIC Guidelines Committee. Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. Am. J. Infect. Control 24:313342.
23. Spaulding, E. H. 1972. Chemical disinfection and antisepsis in the hospital. J. Hosp. Res. 9:531.
1. Alfa, M. J., 2000. Methodology of reprocessing reusable accessories, p. 361378. In R. A. Kozarek (ed.), Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America: Endoscopic Disinfection and Reprocessing of Endoscopic Accessories. W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA.
2. Bond, W. W., 2000. Overview of infection control problems: principles in gastrointestinal endoscopy, p. 199213. In R. A. Kozarek (ed.), Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America: Endoscopic Disinfection and Reprocessing of Endoscopic Accessories. W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA.
3. Bond, W. W.,, B. J. Ott,, K. A. Franke,, and J. E. McCracken,. 1991. Effective use of liquid chemical germicides on medical devices: instrument design problems, p. 10991106. In S. S. Block (ed.), Disinfection, Sterilization, and Preservation, 4th ed. Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, PA.
4. Deva, A. K.,, J. Vickery,, J. Zou,, R. H. West,, W. Selby,, R.A. Benn,, J. P. Harris,, and Y. E. Cossart. 1998. Detection of persistent vegetative bacteria and amplified viral nucleic acid from in-use testing of gastrointestinal endoscopes. J. Hosp. Infect. 39:149157.
5. Forbes, B. A.,, and P. A. Granato,. 1995. Processing specimens for bacteria, p. 265281. In P. R. Murray,, E. J. Baron,, M. A. Pfaller,, F. C. Tenover,, R. H. Yolken (ed.), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 6th ed. ASM Press, Washington, DC.
6. Middleton, R. M., III,, W. Huff,, D. A. Brickley,, and M. B. Kirkpatrick. 1996. Comparison of quantitative cultures to semi-quantitative loop cultures of bronchoscopic protected specimen brush samples. Chest 109:12041209.
7. Muscarella, L. F., 2000. Automatic flexible endoscope reprocessors, p. 245257. In R. A. Kozarek (ed.), Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America: Endoscopic Disinfection and Reprocessing of Endoscopic Accessories. W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA.
8. Puleo, J. R.,, M. S. Favero,, and N. J. Petersen. 1967. Use of ultrasonic energy in assessing microbial contamination of surfaces. Appl. Microbiol. 15:13451351.
9. Wilcox, C. M.,, K. Waites,, and E. S. Brookings. 1996. Use of sterile compared with tap water in gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures. Am. J. Infect. Control 24:407410.

Tables

Generic image for table
Table 13.10-1

Considerations before undertaking environmental surface sampling

Citation: Garcia L. 2010. Microbiological Assay of Environmental and Medical-Device Surfaces, p 485-496. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 3rd Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817435.ch13.10
Generic image for table
Table 13.10-2

Comparison of surface sampling methods

See also Appendix 13.10-1 .

Citation: Garcia L. 2010. Microbiological Assay of Environmental and Medical-Device Surfaces, p 485-496. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 3rd Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817435.ch13.10
Generic image for table
Table 13.10-3

Neutralizers of common disinfectant chemicals,

Reference 21.

Used in lieu of or in combination with membrane filtration assay methods.

Often recommended as a routine supplement for rinse or recovery media (3, 17). Letheen broths and agars are commercial alternatives.

Citation: Garcia L. 2010. Microbiological Assay of Environmental and Medical-Device Surfaces, p 485-496. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 3rd Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817435.ch13.10

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Please check the format of the address you have entered.
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error