Whatcom Pathology Laboratory Sterilizer Monitoring Service is a department of Avocet Environmental Testing, Inc. Our laboratory has proudly served physicians, dental offices and the community for over 20 years. We are committed to providing the best sterilizer and autoclave monitoring service available at reasonable prices, throughout the United States. Our knowledgeable and friendly support staff will ensure that your autoclave and sterilizer spore strip needs are met quickly and courteously. Click here to view our order form and fees. First time customers can additionally save up to $25 per order, please call (800) 227-9427 for more information.
Kits of Spore Sterilization Test Strips – Sterilizer monitoring kits can be purchased as needed, no subscription is required. We offer the one-strip and two-strip spore testing methods, both of which include a control strip in a pre-printed envelope. Return envelopes are also included for each test. Click here to view our order form and fees. First time customers can additionally save up to $25 per order, please call (800) 227-9427 for more information.
In-House Analysis – Our spore strip testing is done by certified laboratory technicians utilizing state-of–the-art testing equipment. We use a full 7 day incubation period, and potential positives are put through a confirmation step before results are reported.
Reports – We generate a written sterilizer monitoring report of each test’s results, which are mailed on the last day of the test incubation period.
Immediate Notification – Your office is notified immediately of confirmed positives. Consultation with our resident, board-certified pathologist is available at no extra charge. Click here for our troubleshooting guide.
Certificate of Participation – Personalized certificate verifying the testing of your sterilizer and autoclave equipment as recommended by your state and the Center for Disease Control is provided.