Archive Infection Control 2012

How Well Do You Know Your Low-Temperature Sterilization Options?

Moist heat in the form of saturated steam under pressure is the most dependable way to destroy all forms of microbial life.

Phenelle Segal

Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC


Steam is the most preferred, least expensive and most reliable method of sterilizing your non-heat-sensitive instruments and equipment for surgery. Let's see how familiar you and your staff are about steam and other low-temperature sterilization options.

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