Table 3

Airborne and surface contamination during automated media-fill simulation tests in the APOTECAchemo over 5 days

PositionSettle plates
Contact plates
(CFU/5 fingers)
Day 1153057000113
Day 2200200000
Day 3000000000
Day 4500100050
Day 5000000041
Mean 4101200041
  • CFU, colony forming unit. L1: loading area, C2: carousel, W2: balance, W3: surface beneath the dosing device, W4: gripper of the robotic arm, R: right hand, L: left hand.