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Sterling, Virginia

The Sterling laboratory provides antimicrobial efficacy testing and viral clearance services to a wide array of companies.

 

Microbiotest, Microbac's Sterling, Virginia laboratory, which specializes in microbiology and virology, offers antimicrobial efficacy testing and viral clearance services to  companies worldwide. The Microbiotest Division, which has become synonymous with antimicrobial efficacy testing, has established a global reputation within the disinfectant, sterilant, and bioprocess industry.

Microbiotest, which routinely performs antimicrobial efficacy tests in accordance with EPA and FDA guidelines both in the United States and internationally, offers testing expertise for numerous areas, including: antimicrobial skin preparations, antiseptics, disinfectants/sterilants, air sanitizers, surface sanitizers, preservatives, viral clearance validation, microbiocidal face masks, virucidal agents, medical devices, industrial biocides, treated textiles, water purifiers, contact lens care solutions, BGMS Cleaning Validation (Hepatitis B per FDA requirements), H1N1 (GLP Compliant), and Equine Herpes Virus 1 or EHV-1 (GLP Compliant), among others.

 

  • Donna Suchmann

    Managing Director

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  • Jeanne Anderegg

    Quality Assurance Manager

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  • Angela Hollingsworth

    Director of Microbiology

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  • S. Steve Zhou

    Director of Virology and Molecular Biology

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  • Muhammad Bashir

    Laboratory Manager, Microbiology

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  • Salimatu Lukula

    Laboratory Manager, Virology

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  • Kathryn Dormstetter

    Assistant Laboratory Manager, Microbiology

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  • Zheng Chen

    Study Director, Virology

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  • David Kang

    Study Director, In Vitro Toxicity and Consumer Products Safety

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MicroBioTest's Hollingsworth and Bashir Co-Author Article for American Journal of Infection Control

The MicroBioTest Division's Angela Hollingsworth and Muhammad Bashir, MD co-authored an article for the American Journal of Infection Control titled, Efficacy of surgical hand scrub products based on chlorhexidine is largely overestimated without neutralizing agents in the sampling fluid.

 

MicroBioTest's Zhou Co-Authors Journal Article for Surgery

The MicroBioTest Division's Steve Zhou, Ph.D. co-authored an article for the journal Surgery titled, Evaluation of an antimicrobial surgical glove to inactivate live human immunodeficiency virus following simulated glove puncture.

 

Zhou and MicroBioTest Acknowledged in Research Article

The MicroBioTest Division's Steve Zhou, Ph.D. and MicroBioTest received acknowledgements in a research article in GMS Hygiene and Infection Control 2013 titled, Can breathing circuit filters help prevent the spread of influenza A (H1N1) virus from intubated patients?