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November 15, 2018

Don’t get bitten by the bioburden bug

By Gene and Eva

Bioburden can sure give any biomanufacturer nightmares. Check out medicine makers Eva’s response when a particularly nasty bug takes a bite off Gene and learn how you can control bioburden in the process.


Bioburden control in chromatography

Bioburden is the stuff nightmares are made of. No wonder Eva can’t sleep. The last thing she wants is a bioburden control issue in her bioprocessing facility. Just as any biomanufacturer, her priority is to make every product safe and effective for patients.

There are many potential entry points for microbial contamination in traditional mAb manufacturing. To keep control, why not look into bioburden sources you might have missed? Single-use technologies can also help reduce the risk of cross-contamination between batches or campaigns.

Want to learn more? Check out this infographic on the extreme costs of a bioburden incident. Or read the article series on how to address bioburden challenges.