Microbial Bioburden on Oral Solid Dosage Forms

February 1, 2002
José E. Martinez

José E. Martínez is a consultant at JEM Consulting Services, Box 4956 PMB 652, Caguas, PR 00726, tel. 787.349.3857.

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-02-02-2002, Volume 26, Issue 2

Low levels of some microorganisms that are present in oral solid dosage forms are unlikely to present a risk to patients. The amount of water activity in these products can help determine when microbiological testing should be conducted.