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Rapid Microbial Methods: The Need for Speed in Cell and Gene Therapies

July 24, 2018 | USP Team
Contributor: John Duguid,
Senior Director, Research & Development Vericel Corporation

When patients are administered biological treatments created from their own bodies - autologous regenerative medicines - every second counts. Quality and purity can’t be compromised. To ensure microbial contaminants are removed during the manufacturing process, rapid microbial methods are needed for cell therapy, tissue-engineered, and gene therapy products.