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Table 1 Indicator microorganisms included as representative markers of the organism groups shown

From: Preventing infection from reusable medical equipment: a systematic review

GROUP INDICATORS
Bacterial Spores: Bacillus sp., Clostridium
  Tuberculous Mycobacteria: (M. bovis &M. tuberculosis) Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria: (other Mycobacteria)
  Vegetative: Pseudomonas, Enterobacteria, Staphylococcus
Viral Nonlipid (small): picorna viruses (e.g. Polio)
  Lipid (medium): HIV, Hepatitis B, herpes viruses
Fungal (e.g. Trichophyton, Candida, Aspergillus)
Other CJD