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Face Mask Sterilization for Viruses

New information regarding Covid-19, SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) and the reuse of N95 masks is being released at an increasing rate. CSS will attempt to update this page in a timely manner to reflect important changes. However, as information is rapidly c ..

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Steam Sterilization

Of all the methods available for sterilization, moist heat in the form of saturated steam under pressure is the most widely used and the most dependable. Steam sterilization is nontoxic, inexpensive 826, rapidly microbicidal, sporicidal, and rapidly heats and penet ..

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Why is sterilization so important?

In the world of healthcare there is a continual reference to microorganisms or microbes. Microbes live in all parts of the biosphere where there is liquid water. Also they are found in all living things, plants and animals. There are more microbes on and inside your bod ..

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Sterilization Process

Through history, humans have used fire to purify items. Heat generated through application of high temperatures acts by disrupting membranes and denaturing proteins and nucleic acids. Burning, however, is a bit excessive for everyday usage. Transmissible agents (such ..

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About for Sterilization

In the United States, approximately 46.5 million surgical procedures and even more invasive medical procedures—including approximately 5 million gastrointestinal endoscopies—are performed each year. 2Each procedure involves contact by a medical device o ..

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