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Last Updated: September 30, 2020

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Patent: 8,084,247

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Summary for Patent: 8,084,247
Title:Biological indicator
Abstract: A biological indicator for monitoring the effectiveness of a sterilizing or disinfecting treatment or process. A compound or condition is disclosed which comprises a substrate having a surface layer containing functional groups thereon desirably free of silicon linking groups. The functional groups are desirably in the form of a monolayer of a uniformed distribution and of a selected quantity. Various types of microorganism indicators, such as spores, and/or etiological agent indicators are covalently bonded to the surface layer functional groups through a crosslinking reagent and thus form a uniform number and distribution of the microorganism and/or etiological agent indicators. After being subjected to sterilization or other similar disinfecting treatments or processes, along with various articles such as instruments, the indicator can be cultivated to determine the effectiveness of the sterilization, disinfection, etc. treatment or process.
Inventor(s): Cregger; Tricia A. (Fairlawn, OH), Franciskovich; Phillip P. (Concord, OH), Duda; Mark J. (Twinsburg, OH), Bellow, Jr.; Robert E. (Madison, OH)
Assignee: American Sterilizer Company (Mentor, OH)
Application Number:12/658,214
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 8,084,247

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Emergent Biodefense Operations Lansing, Llc BIOTHRAX bacillus anthracis INJECTION, SUSPENSION 103821 1 1970-11-04   Start Trial American Sterilizer Company (Mentor, OH) 2025-05-24 search
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Number >Approval Date >Patent No. >Assignee >Estimated Patent Expiration >Status >Orphan >Source

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