The mail-in service is a convenient way for your office staff to comply with recommended verification. Our service includes:
After running a sterilization cycle, mail the laboratory report and spore strips and leave the rest to us. A completed report will be sent back to you. If a failure in sterilization occurs we will immediately contact you by telephone or e-mail.
HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, and other transmissible diseases raise concerns about the sterility of medical and dental instruments. To guard against sterilization failure, the CDC and ADA recommend all sterilizers be biologically monitored at least once a week.
It’s recommended by the CDC and ADA that all sterilizers be biologically monitored at least once a week.
Patients. Today, dental patients are demanding more information and assurances concerning infection control. They want to know that precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of harmful infectious agents. Participation in a weekly sterilizer monitoring program will help your office meet CDC and ADA recommendations and provide patients with a high level of sterility assurance.
Documentation. Records showing that your sterilizer is operating properly will be sent to your office.
Biological indicators containing bacterial spores are the best means for verifying sterilization. Effective sterilization kills the spores. Spore growth following a sterilization cycle indicates a failure in the sterilization process.
After running a sterilization cycle, mail the report form and strips and leave the rest to us. A completed report will be sent back to you. If a failure in sterilization occurs, you will be immediately contacted by phone or email.