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Selected Articles of Interest

Below are selected articles from our Bioscience World newsletter.  Please feel free to check back regularly, as new articles are always being put online.

High-profile uses

SAS makes televised debut on 48 Hours
NASA takes Bioscience products into space by Dr. Duane L. Pierson, Senior Microbiologist, NASA
SAS used in crusade against Tuberculosis in prisons
SAS used in war against bioterrorism
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services uses SAS in protection against anthrax
Bioscience products used for environmental monitoring in Sistine Chapel restoration
Scientists use Bioscience products in maintaining remnants of 5,000 year old human

Best practices from industry experts

SAS air samplers: ISO 14698-1 & ISO 14698-2 full compliance
USP 797 - best practices by Dr. Laura A. Thoma, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
SAS used in hospital operating rooms to ensure patient safety by Jennifer Wagner, Ph.D., Prism Environmental
Sampling critical environments by Andrew Streifel, Hospital Environmental Specialist, University of Minnesota
Viable cell counts by Dr. Daniel Y. C. Fung, Professor of Food Science, Kansas State University
Environmental testing for USP 797 by Andrew Streifel, Hospital Environmental Specialist, University of Minnesota
No turbulence, per ISO 14698-1 requirements by Guido Casati, International pbi
Innovative sampling of injured microbial cells by Dr. Daniel Y. C. Fung, Professor of Food Science, Kansas State University
Aerobiological methodology: limits and uses of viable testing by Dr. Bryce Kendrick, PhD, DSC, FRSC
Commissioning criteria for microbiological acceptance of laboratory and healthcare facilities
Hospital air monitoring by Andrew Streifel, Hospital Environmental Specialist, University of Minnesota
Endotoxins in hospitals by Dr. Daniel Y. C. Fung, Professor of Food Science, Kansas State University
SAS for isolators
Changing microbiological air samplers by James F. Quebbeman, M.S., M.A. Senior Auditor, Pfizer, Inc.

General Bioscience news

Biological certification of SAS air samplers to ensure full compliance with ISO 14698-1
New SAS Isolator model
3M targets indoor air quality with Duo SAS 360
Switching to SAS by Paul E. Blankenship, Metrology Technical Specialist, Monsanto
Who switched to SAS, and why

Archive

Overview of forthcoming ISO 14698-1, ISO 14698-2, ISO 14644-1, & ISO 14644-2 Standards for Cleanrooms by Anne Marie Dixon, Cleanroom Management Associates, Inc.
SAS celebrates twenty-fifth anniversary by Roberto Ligugnana Managing Director, International PBI
Bioscience International Expands