Environmental Monitoring

April 2011 : State of Pharmacy Compounding - Vol. 8 No. 4 - Page #29

Pharmacy’s confidence in environmental monitoring continues to increase. 73% of hospitals have an environmental monitoring plan in place and in most cases (60%), the pharmacy department itself conducts the majority of monitoring. Satisfaction with monitoring equipment also remains high with 85% rating their equipment excellent or good. Nonetheless, examples of media tested with a positive control that showed no growth continued to increase this year, underscoring the need to continually conduct these tests.

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