Webinar: Endotoxin Update - The current hot Topics

Webinar: Endotoxin Update -  The current hot Topics

Heidelberg, Germany

Course No 17232


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Dr Johannes Reich, Microcoat Biotechnologie GmbH, Germany


In the last years the LAL test has become the preferred system to test for endotoxins – for the in process control as well as in the final inspection – and it is anchored in the pharmacopoeias. However, in the recent past, the problem of low endotoxin recovery employs the pharmaceutical microbiology. Masking – or not? Evidence gaps? And how can I close them? And how to evaluate?

But although the question about alternative methods like MAT or Recombinant Factors is frequently asked – what is the status of these methods in the Pharmacopoeias? What is the authorities thinking on their use.

These are the questions the pharmaceutical microbiologists as well as those responsible for the release have to deal with.

Target Group

  • Laboratory management and staff of pharmaceutical microbiology
  • Microbiologists and laboratory assistants from contract laboratories
  • Authority representatives involved in the topic
  • Scientific staff from the area Pyrogen and/or Endotoxin testing
  • QA staff who has to evaluate endotoxin data and handle deviations

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  • Overview of detection methods (RPT, MAT, LAL, rFC)
  • Challenges during bacterial endotoxin testing
    • Interpretation of test results
    • Endotoxin detection and Depyrogenation
    • Low Endotoxin Recovery
  • Detection of Pyrogens beyond Endotoxin

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