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- Lemieux, P.; Sieber, R.; Osborne, A.; Woodard, A.
- Applied and environmental microbiology 2006 v.72 no.12 pp. 7687-7693
- furniture, etc ; temperature profiles; bags; decontamination; Geobacillus stearothermophilus; indicator species; steam; autoclaves; standard operating procedures; thermocouples; tiles; home furnishings; water content; bacterial spores; Bacillus anthracis; anthrax; United States; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency conducted an experiment to evaluate the effectiveness of a commercial autoclave for treating simulated building decontamination residue (BDR). The BDR was intended to simulate porous materials removed from a building deliberately contaminated with biological agents such as Bacillus anthracis (anthrax) in a terrorist attack. The purpose of the tests was to a ...
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