Medical Devices Testing and Microbiology Analysis

The section is designated and equipped for the testing of medical devices; carry out preventive maintenance of laboratory equipment; to coordinate the development of new analytical methods for regulated products; to coordinate TFDA research activities as well as other laboratory related services such as training; and to coordinate the procurement of laboratory equipment and consumables.

These sections are headed by experienced and qualified laboratory managers who are responsible for day to day management, planning and supervision of analytical testing.

The micobial analysis section carries out microbiological testing of all regulated products; and the development of new analytical methods, and Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs).

  • Microbiological tests include:-
    • Microbial limit tests
    • Pathogenic organisms
      • Pathogenic E.coli,
      • Vibrio spp,
      • Bacillus spp,
      • Coliform,
      • Listeria monocytogenes,
      • Salmonellea spp
      • Enterobacteriaceae
    • Sterility test,
    • Pyrogen test