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De bepaling van de antimicrobiële activiteit van conserveermiddelen in farmaceutische preparaten

  • Ir. H. Van Doorne
Wetenschappelijke Mededelingen


In de nieuwe uitgave van de Nederlandse Farmacopee is een test op de conserverende werking van farmaceutische preparaten opgenomen. Een kritische literatuurstudie toont aan dat een aantal details, welke de einduitslag van de test kunnen beÏnvloeden, niet of onvoldoende zijn gespecificeerd. De huidige test is duidelijk bedoeld als een kader waarbinnen voldoende ruimte is voor modificaties die de voorspellende waarde ervan verhogen.

The assessment of antimicrobial activity of preservatives in pharmaceutical preparations


In the latest edition of the Dutch Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Ned. viii) a test is provided for the preservative capacity of pharmaceutical preparations. A critical review of literature shows that a number of details, possibly interfering with the result of the test, are not or insufficiently specified. The present test should be considered as a frame-work, leaving ample space for modifications, which will increase its predictive value.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ir. H. Van Doorne
    • 1
  1. 1.Vakgroep Farmaceutische Technologie en Artsenijbereidkunde, subfaculteit Farmacie, GorlaeuslaboratoriaLeiden

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