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contamination [ENGLISH]

Undesired introduction of chemical or microbiological impurities or foreign bodies into substrates, intermediates or active substances, which commonly occurs during production, packaging and repackaging, sampling, storage or transport.

kontaminering [SWEDISH]

Kallas det då DNA från något annat än just den individ eller det prov man undersöker hamnar i ens prov. Det kan t.ex. ske om man blandar ihop prover eller om smutsiga verktyg eller behållare har använts.


Resources and references

Definitions have been translated into the Swedish language from the following sources:

  1. 1. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Glossary
  2. 2. Clinical Trials Information System
  3. 3. EMA Glossary of Regulatory Terms
  4. 4. EMA Medical Terms simplifier
  5. 5. Glossary of Terms used in EU Clinical Trials Register
  6. 6. Glossary of Terms U.S Food and Drug Administration
  7. 7. National Human Genome Research Institute “Talking Glossary of Genomic and Genetic Terms”
  8. 8. The Glossary for Advanced Therapies Regen. Med. Dec 2020 Vol. 15 No. 12 Suppl. 1
  9. 9. Toolkit For Patient Focused Therapy Development Glossary

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