Table 2. Organisms used for challenge testing

Organism Tradename/Company Inoculation Incubation Temp.
Staphylococcus aureus 6538, ATCC 1x106 CFU/g 30-37°C
Escherichia coli 8739, ATCC 1x106 CFU/g 30-37°C
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 9027, ATCC 1x106 CFU/g 30-37°C
Candida albicans 10231, ATCC 1x105 CFU/g 30-37°C
Aspergillus niger 16404, ATCC 1x105 CFU/g 20-25°C