Download in electronic PDF format for $25



Search the Complete Journal Archives

Basics of Sterile Compounding: Personnel Requirements for Sterile Compounding

Author(s):  Akers Michael J

Issue:  Jul/Aug 2016 - Volume 20, Number 4
View All Articles in Issue

Abstract:  The risk of microbial contamination during sterile product preparation would be practically non-existent were people not involved in the preparatory process. This article discusses why people are the main source of microbial contamination and what safeguards need to be present to minimize this source.

Related Keywords: Michael J. Akers, PhD, compounded sterile products, aseptic compounding, microbial contamination, cleanroom, particle standards, good manufacturing practice, GMP, personal hygiene, skin colonization, gowning, personnel training, personnel evaluation, broth test, media fill, drug safety

Related Categories: BUSINESS, ENVIRONMENTAL , LEGAL, STERILE PREPARATIONS, SUPPORT, QUALITY CONTROL

Printer-Friendly Version

Related Articles from IJPC
Title (Click for Abstract / Details) Author Issue Page View/Buy
Basics of Sterile Compounding: Personnel Requirements for Sterile Compounding Akers Michael J Jul/Aug 2016 307-314 Buy
Basics of Sterile Compounding: Aseptic Processing Akers Michael J Jan/Feb 2015 49-56 Buy
Training Personnel Allen Loyd V Jr Nov/Dec 2001 474-475 Buy
Safer Sterile Compounding: Choosing and Using Disinfectants for the Cleanroom Kastango Eric S, Douglass Kate, Patel Kedar, Givehchi Babak, Brister Paul, Postlewaite Jay, Taraban Laura Jul/Aug 2015 268-278 Buy
Quality Control: Microbial Limit Tests for Nonsterile Pharmaceuticals, Part 2 Vu Nicole, Lou Jessica R, Kupiec Thomas C Jul/Aug 2014 305-310 Buy
Microbiologic Testing for 503A Sterile-Compounding Pharmacies Mixon William, Roth Abby May/Jun 2017 193-203 Buy
Healthful Living: Good Practices for Good Health Jackson Kathy May/Jun 2002 164-166 Buy
Basics of Sterile Compounding: Sterilization Methods in Sterile Product Manufacturing Akers Michael J Mar/Apr 2015 127-138 Buy
Sterile Filtration Akers Michael J Sep/Oct 2015 393-401 Buy
Basics of Sterile Compounding: Particulate Matter Akers Michael J Sep/Oct 2017 395-404 Buy