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AAMI ST108 compliance

We specialize in comprehensive water quality testing to help your healthcare facility meet the AAMI ST108 standards. Our state-of-the-art testing ensures that your medical device reprocessing is safe, effective and compliant.

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AAMI ST108 testing services

The AAMI ST108 standard sets forth rigorous water quality criteria essential for the proper reprocessing of medical devices. Ensuring compliance with these standards is crucial to prevent risks such as contamination, device malfunction or patient safety.

Utility Water

  1. Ensures water used for general purposes meets safe chemical and microbial levels.

Critical Water

  1. Verifies that water for sensitive applications, such as final rinses, adheres to the highest purity standards.


  1. Assesses the purity of steam used in sterilization processes, crucial for maintaining the integrity of sterilized equipment.

Comprehensive testing

Ascend offers all the tests necessary for monitoring and maintaining AAMI ST108 compliance.


Key Benefits

Rapid Turnaround Times

Get your results faster with our industry-leading processing times, allowing for quicker decision making and continuous compliance.

Expert Analysis and Reporting

Not only do we test, but we also provide comprehensive reports that help you understand and manage your compliance status effectively.

Customized Service Plans

Tailored testing strategies to meet the specific needs of your facility, ensuring optimal results and compliance.


Our process

By investing in the best possible technologies and processes, we’re helping our clients deliver higher quality patient outcomes.


Our customized robotic plating for colony counts and bacteria and endotoxins all but eliminates sample contamination and errors. After every positive count is digitally read, a microbiologist manually reviews every positive plate to ensure the count is correct.



With LabCheck™, our web-based software, you get all results in real-time via text and out-of-range results via email, enabling you to access critical information, anytime and anywhere.



Ascend is compliant with and adheres to federal, state, and industry standards for quality, safety and best practices, including holding certificates of compliance and laboratory operations approvals from numerous issuing governmental and state regulatory bodies.

“Ascend as our laboratory partner has been a game-changer…the technology and expertise helped save us time and resources so we can focus on providing excellent patient care.”
Richard Tagliagambe Jr., BA
Sr. Vice President of Development and Global Operations
Novo Dialysis

Why choose Ascend?

We’re the most widely used independent clinical laboratory for a reason. We understand and embrace the critical importance of our mission—to improve people’s lives.

State-of-the-art laboratory

The largest single-site Siemen’s Atellica Solution location in the U.S., our laboratory is an innovation center leveraging the latest advances in automation, AI, and detection technologies.

Integrated technology

LabCheck™, our web-based ordering and reporting system is purpose-built for managing and expediting your medical, administrative, and regulatory needs.

Unparalleled service

Partnering with Ascend makes your life easier. We raise the bar on service and quality to deliver faster results you can trust.

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