Alpa Patel is a certified microbiologist and specializes in consults with clients about cleaning/disinfection and sterilization of reusable medical devices, endoscopes and tissue disinfection or validation processes. She actively speaks on cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and tissue process validations.
As a member and collaborator with the American Standard Test Methods (ASTM), American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) and American Association of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), she plays an active role, in concert with the FDA and regulatory committees, in developing standards and discussing and voting on changes to those standards. Alpa is one of a select group of experts in the industry, and her participation on these committees offers insight on industry trends and helps prepare Nelson Laboratories and its clients for the most up to date medical device validation requirements.
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