Antimicrobial Resistance

The bactericidal and bacteriostatic nature of materials is reported as percent microbial reduction.

Antimicrobial Resistance

Why this test is needed

Microbial growth promotes odor and shortens the life of cushions and support surfaces.

How this test is performed

A known quantity of bacteria are grown on a sample from support surface for a defined period of time, then counted using standard plate count methods.