Environmental monitoring is an integral part of the overall microbial testing performed as part of pharmaceutical manufacturing. The traditional method includes the use of standard contact plates and media. Though time-tested, the compendial test is time-consuming and error-prone.
In contrast, Growth Direct automates and accelerates the incubation, enumeration, and reporting using a proprietary cassette with traditional media.
Dawn McIver, President of MicroWorks, Inc., compares Growth Direct environmental monitoring cassettes to conventional media for environmental monitoring.