REFERENCES

ATP test

A : Principle of the A3 test

  1. Implications of adenylate metabolism in hygiene assessment. J. Food Prot. 2020, 83, 1619-1631.
  2. Development of a novel hygiene monitoring system based on the detection of total adenylate (ATP+ADP+AMP). J. Food Prot. 2018, 81, 729-737.

B : The ratios of ATP, ADP, and AMP in various foods and biological samples

  1. Comparison of detection limits for allergenic foods between total adenylate (ATP+ADP+AMP) hygiene monitoring test and several hygiene monitoring approaches. J. Food Prot. 2020, 83, 1155-1162.
  2. Sanitation monitoring of stainless steel surfaces with a test for total adenylates. Food Prot. Trends 2020, 40, 402-406.
  3. Evaluation of the total adenylate (ATP+ADP+AMP) test for cleaning verification in healthcare settings. J. Prev. Med. Hyg. 2019, 60, E140-146.
  4. Quantities of adenylate homologues (ATP+ADP+AMP) change over time in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. J. Food Prot. 2019, 82, 2088-2093.
  5. Development of a novel hygiene monitoring system based on the detection of total adenylate (ATP+ADP+AMP). J. Food Prot. 2018, 81, 729-737.

C : Field studies for the A3 test

Food & Beverage

  1. Assessing the performance of a real-time total adenylate detection assay for surface hygiene monitoring in food manufacturing plants and commercial kitchens. J. Food Prot. 2021, 84, 973-983.
  2. Comparison of detection limits for allergenic foods between total adenylate (ATP+ADP+AMP) hygiene monitoring test and several hygiene monitoring approaches. J. Food Prot. 2020, 83, 1155-1162.

Healthcare

  1. Performance characteristics and optimal cut-off value of triple adenylate nucleotides test versus adenosine triphosphate test as point of care testing for predicting inadequacy of duodenoscope reprocessing. J. Hosp. Infect. 2020, 106, 348-356.
  2. Evaluation of the total adenylate (ATP+ADP+AMP) test for cleaning verification in healthcare settings. J. Prev. Med. Hyg. 2019, 60, E140-146.

D : Validation of the A3 test

  1. Validation study of LuciPacTM A3 Surface for hygiene monitoring through detection of ATP, ADP, and AMP from stainless steel surfaces: AOAC Performance Tested Method SM 051901. J. AOAC Int. 2020, 103, 1081-1089.

E : The comparison between the A3 test and other rapid tests

Food & Beverage

  1. Comparison of detection limits for allergenic foods between total adenylate (ATP+ADP+AMP) hygiene monitoring test and several hygiene monitoring approaches. J. Food Prot. 2020, 83, 1155-1162.
  2. Sanitation monitoring of stainless steel surfaces with a test for total adenylates. Food Prot. Trends 2020, 40, 402-406.
  3. Development of a novel hygiene monitoring system based on the detection of total adenylate (ATP+ADP+AMP). J. Food Prot. 2018, 81, 729-737.

Healthcare

  1. Performance characteristics and optimal cut-off value of triple adenylate nucleotides test versus adenosine triphosphate test as point of care testing for predicting inadequacy of duodenoscope reprocessing. J. Hosp. Infect. 2020, 106, 348-356.
  2. Evaluation of the total adenylate (ATP+ADP+AMP) test for cleaning verification in healthcare settings. J. Prev. Med. Hyg. 2019, 60, E140-146.

F : Effect of chemicals on the ATP measurement

  1. Validation study of LuciPacTM A3 Surface for hygiene monitoring through detection of ATP, ADP, and AMP from stainless steel surfaces: AOAC Performance Tested Method SM 051901. J. AOAC Int. 2020, 103, 1081-1089.
  2. Evaluation of the total adenylate (ATP+ADP+AMP) test for cleaning verification in healthcare settings. J. Prev. Med. Hyg. 2019, 60, E140-146.
  3. Development of a novel hygiene monitoring system based on the detection of total adenylate (ATP+ADP+AMP). J. Food Prot. 2018, 81, 729-737.
  4. How reliable are ATP bioluminescence meters in assessing decontamination of environmental surfaces in healthcare settings? Plos One 2014, 9, e99951.

G : Various applications of ATP tests

Food & Beverage

  1. Cleaning procedures and cleanliness assessments of bucket milkers and suckling buckets on Japanese dairy farms. J. Vet. Med. Sci. 2021, 83, 863–868.
  2. Comparison of the disinfecting effect of sodium hypochlorite aqueous solution and surfactant on hospital kitchen hygiene using adenosine triphosphate swab testing. PLoS One 2021, 16, e0249796.
  3. Simplified methods of monitoring airborne bacteria for quality and environmental management in the Japanese food industry. IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth Environ. Sci. 2020, 424, 012012.
  4. Evaluation of adenosine triphosphate testing for on-farm cleanliness monitoring compared to microbiological testing in an empty pig farrowing unit. J. Anim. Sci. Technol. 2020, 62, 682-691.
  5. Shim, K. 2019. Estimating postmortem interval by bioluminescent determination of ATP content in the muscle of olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus). J. Food Prot. 82:703-709.
  6. Are restaurant menus vectors of bacterial cross-contamination? A pilot study in Turkey. Brit. Food J. 2017, 119, 401-410.
  7. Hygiene control and employees "hands washing" education in Sushi restaurant chain shops. Proceedings of 3rd Asian Food Safety and Security Association (AFSA) Conference 2016 on Food Safety and Food Security. 2016, 44-49.
  8. Comparison of results of ATP bioluminescence and traditional hygiene swabbing methods for the determination of surface cleanliness at a hospital kitchen. Int. J. Hyg. Environ. Health 2006, 209, 203-206.

Healthcare

  1. Rapid detection of microbial contamination in intravenous fluids by ATP-based monitoring system. Jpn. J. Infect. Dis. 2020, 73, 363-365.
  2. Evaluation of ATP bioluminescence for monitoring surface hygiene in a hospital pharmacy cleanroom. J. Microbiol. Methods 2020, 168, 105785.
  3. Investigation of the contamination level of biological information monitors during dental practice and the effect of barrier techniques. Int. J. Oral-Med. Sci. 2020, 19, 109-115.
  4. Comparison between two assessment tests for oral hygiene: adenosine triphosphate + adenosine monophosphate swab test and bacteria number counting by dielectrophoretic impedance measurement. Dent. J. 2019, 7, 10.
  5. ATP-based measurements for evaluating the washing of surgical instruments prior to use: a multi-center study. Steri World 2019, 2, 184-188.
  6. Characterization of microbial community composition, antimicrobial resistance and biofilm on intensive care surfaces. J. Infect. Public Health 2018, 11, 418-424.
  7. Rapid detection of Candida parapsilosis contamination in the infusion fluid. Clin. Nurs. Stud. 2018, 6, 80-83.
  8. Effectiveness of hand hygiene depends on the patient's health condition and care environment. Jpn. J. Nurs. Sci. 2016, 13, 413-423.
  9. Preventing healthcare-associated infections by monitoring the cleanliness of medical devices and other critical points in a sterilization service. Biomed. Instrum. Technol.: Industrial Sterilization Summer 2016 50, 45-52.
  10. Adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence assay for monitoring contamination of the working environment of anaesthetists and cleanliness of the operating room. J. Infect. Prev. 2015, 16, 8-13.
  11. Assessment of contamination using an ATP bioluminescence assay on doorknobs in a university-affiliated hospital in Japan. BMC Res. Notes 2015, 8, 352.
  12. The perennial problem of variability in adenosine triphosphate (ATP) tests for hygiene monitoring within healthcare settings. Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiol. 2015, 36, 658-663.
  13. Microbial contamination of surgical instruments used for laparotomy. Am. J. Infect. Control 2014, 42, 43-47.
  14. Investigation of the cleanliness of hospital environmental surfaces by adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence assay. Jpn. J. Infect. Prev. Control 2014, 29, 417-423.
  15. ATP bioluminescence - for kitchen hygiene and cleaning control of surgical instruments. Int. J. Infect. Control 2008, 4, 1.
  16. ATP measurement as method to monitor the quality of reprocessing flexible endoscopes. Ger. Med. Sci. 2004, 2, Doc04.

Library, Museum

  1. How clean is my object? The bioluminescence measurement (ATP/AMP) - Method, practice and opportunities. XIIIth IADA Congress, Berlin (15 October 2015)P. 83.

Others

  1. E. coli bacteriostatic action using TiO2 photocatalytic reactions. Int. J. Photoenergy. 2018, 8474017.

CheckLite

  1. A ratio of spore to viable organisms: A case study of the JPL – SAF cleanroom. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. 2017.
  2. Development of a filtration-based bioluminescence assay for detection of microorganisms in tea beverages. J. Food Prot. 2016, 79, 488-492.
  3. Rapid detection of bacteria in green tea using a novel pretreatment method in a bioluminescence assay. J. Food Prot. 2014, 77, 941-947.
  4. Evaluation of an improved bioluminescence assay for the detection of bacteria in soy milk. Biocontrol Sci. 2013, 18, 1-7.
  5. Sensitive detection of bacteria and spores using a portable bioluminescence ATP measurement assay system distinguishing from white powder materials. J. Health Sci. 2004, 50, 126-132.
  6. ATP as a biomarker of viable microorganisms in clean-room facilities. J. Microbiol. Methods 2003, 52, 367-377.

Histamine Test

Modified enzymatic assays for the determination of histamine in fermented foods. J. Food Prot. 2020, 83, 1430-1437.

Validation study of histamine test for the determination of histamine in selected fish products. J. AOAC Int. 2019, 102, 164-180.

Simple and rapid determination of histamine in food using a new histamine dehydrogenase from Rhizobium sp. Anal. Biochem. 2005. 346, 320-326.

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