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USP <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations Cultural Fungi Genera PT


Product used to evaluate the ability to identify at the genera level fungal contaminants using appropriate cultural or molecular techniques. read more



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PH-0922, PH-0123, PH-0523

Product Description

Product Description

Proficiency Test contains 5 numbered vials containing one lyophilized pellet of a single bacterial species chosen from a defined list. Participant will be asked to correctly identify the fungal microorganism that is present in each of the 5 vials. Fungal species are randomly selected from the following list:

  • Alternaria
  • Aureobasidium
  • Cladosporium
  • Fusarium
  • Geomyces
  • Mucor
  • Penicillium
  • Stachybotrys
  • Trichoderma
  • Ulocladium
  • Saccromyces
  • Candida

Also includes 5 x 4mL sterile peptone buffer hydration fluid.

This Proficiency Test is ideal for labs performing environmental monitoring of pharmaceutical industry facilities.

USP PT Schedule

USP PT Schedule

Study Number Study Open Date Study Close Date
PH-0422 4/18/2022 07/15/2022*

Extended from 6/9/22

PH-0922 9/19/2022 11/18/2022
PH-0123 1/16/2023 3/17/2023
PH-0523 5/15/2023 6/14/2023