Method of sterilizing medical devices, analyzing biological indicators, and linking medical device sterilization equipment

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PATENT NO 10561753
APP PUB NO 20170252474A1





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A biological indicator analyzer includes a plurality of wells, a plurality of organism detector features, and a user input feature such as a touch screen. Each well is configured to receive a respective biological indicator. Each organism detector feature is configured to detect whether a biological indicator disposed in a corresponding well of the plurality of wells contains a living organism. The touch screen is configured to receive user input and provide information to the user indicating a status of biological indicator analysis. The biological indicator analyzer may be used to analyze a biological indicator that was positioned in a sterilization chamber of a sterilizing cabinet along with at least one medical device that is to be sterilized. The analysis may indicate whether the sterilization cycle in the sterilization chamber as successful.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Childs, Jacob S Huntington Beach, US 22 194
Danam, Venkata Irvine, US 3 4
Dang, Philippe Kanh San Diego, US 2 4
Eghbal, Darius D Sierra Madre, US 17 106
Fryer, Benjamin M Lake Forest, US 4 5
Lev, Yaeer Redondo Beach, US 3 4
Mangiaterra, Marco A La Habra, US 3 4
Schwartz, Howell B Irvine, US 9 55
Shaffer, Margaret D San Clemente, US 4 7
Thompson, Brian J Aliso Viejo, US 14 371
Xie, Chunhui Hebei, CN 3 6
Yarwood, Jeremy M Aliso Viejo, US 14 76

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