Table 2

Results of the media-fill simulation tests during automated preparation in APOTECAchemo and visual inspection after 2, 4, 8, 10, and 12 weeks of incubation

Day
(No. of media fills)
TurbidityNumber of media fills inoculated after 4 weeks storageTurbidity
After 2 weeks
After 2 weeksAfter 4 weeksAfter 8 weeksAfter 10 weeksAfter 12 weeks S. epidermidis KH6 S. aureus ATCC 6538
Day 1 (01–10)NoneNoneNoneNoneNone11All
Day 2 (11-20)NoneNoneNoneNoneNone11All
Day 3 (21-30)NoneNoneNoneNoneNone11All
Day 4 (31-40)NoneNoneNoneNoneNone11All
Day 5 (41-50)NoneNoneNoneNoneNone11All