Location: London, United Kingdom

STERIS Senior Technical Service Manager, Jim Polarine, will be speaking at the 2019 Pharmaceutical Microbiology in the UK. This conference will cover changes in microbiological methods, industry regulations and testing methods. 

Topics covered include: 

  • Challenges in development of a contamination control strategy for different product types
  • The use of vaporized hydrogen peroxide (VHP) biodecontamination technology in microbiology contamination control
  • Case studies in deinococcus and fungal and bacterial spores in cleanrooms
  • Influence of temperature of incubation on results of microbiological environmental monitoring
  • Risk mitigation strategies for animal-derived raw materials

Jim will be speaking on Day 1 at 13:30 on "Case Studies in Deinococcus and Fungal and Bacterial Spores in Cleanrooms". This session will cover:

  • The complexities of CAPA excursion investigations
  • Ways to proactively limit bacterial and mold spore contamination from incoming items into cleanrooms
  • Current industry regulations in the US and Europe with relation to sporicides and disinfectants
  • Recent case studies on new antimicrobial chemistries and their performance against fungal and bacterial spores in cleanrooms


PLUS: Stay in London for an extra day and to attend the Rapid Microbial Methods & Developing A Risk-Based Cleaning and Disinfection Program workshop on Wednesday, January 23rd! Learn more