Microbiology laboratory practical experience day

1 Day/s

CPD Hours: 7

Classroom

A day spent at RSSL's Microbiology and Sterility facility in Wokingham. This one day practical laboratory experience day, offers an insight and an overview of the aspects of Pharmaceutical Microbiology and its application to processes in the Pharmaceutical industry.


A day spent at RSSL's Microbiology and Sterility facility in Wokingham. This one day practical laboratory experience day, offers an insight and an overview of the aspects of Pharmaceutical Microbiology and its application to processes in the Pharmaceutical industry.

The day is suitable for anyone that has a basic knowledge of the theory of microbiology and wants to understand the practical elements. This could include :

  • Chemist or someone with very little micro knowledge
  • Sterile microbiologist or someone with knowledge of sterile manufacture
  • Non-sterile microbiologist
  • Trainee QPs
The following topics will be covered:


  • Cleanrooms
    • What is a cleanroom?
    • Cleanroom parameters to consider
    • Cleanroom classification
    • Cleanroom certification
    • Microbiological cleanroom monitoring
    • Identifying microbial growth
    • Contamination
  • Isolators
    • Hydrogen peroxide vapour
  • Sterility testing
    • History of the test
    • What is the sterility test?
    • Pharmacopeial sterility testing methods
    • Growth promotion/media QC
    • Method suitability/method validation
    • Important considerations for the sterility test
    • GMP requirements of a sterility test
    • Rapid sterility testing
  • Other Testing
    • Rapid Methods
    • Endotoxins
  • Micobiological Statistics

    By the end of the day, you will have gained practical knowledge and understanding of:


    • Cleanrooms
    • Isolators
    • Sterility testing
    • Rapid methods
    • Endotoxins
    • Microbiological statistics
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Meet the tutors

Jamie Tempest

Jamie currently heads the sterility testing team within the pharmaceutical microbiology department at RSSL, he oversees validation, method development and the routine analysis. Jamie has experience in sterile and non-sterile manufacturing environments and is a microbiology consultant to both the sterile and non-sterile pharmaceutical sectors.

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