recontamination


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recontamination

(rē″kŏn-tăm″ĭ-nā′shŭn)
The contamination of a recently disinfected or sterilized instrument before its use in patient care. It may result from inadequate packaging or mishandling of instruments after they have been rid of microorganisms.
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After a six-hour period of use of the restroom facilities, Sani-Cloth CHG 2% wipes were significantly more effective at preventing bacterial recontamination than the Tuffie 5 wipes.
If recontamination was due to off-site holding of multiple consignments of poultry in ad hoc storage areas, measures must be taken to minimize the need for such storage; well planned, preemptive interventions should replace reactive ones to which the poultry industry cannot rapidly adjust.
We will monitor the site on a daily basis, since there remains a risk of recontamination during the demolition of the factory.
This prevents recontamination or absorption of unwanted substances such as oxygen.
The oysters in trays were elevated (by 5 cm) from the bottom of the tank to restrict recontamination with feces and pseudofeces.
Besides traditional mechanical cleansing it involves use of biological methods that can prevent recontamination.
The researchers concluded that "a critical problem with the entry/exit method is that there is significant risk of recontamination of healthcare workers hands while inside the patient room.
Urban gardens: lead exposure, recontamination mechanisms, and implications for remediation design.
These sites may act as reservoirs for recontamination.
When you consider all the hands that touch a box of disposable gloves and all the sources for recontamination that occur, the GC-1000 is a sensible preventive strategy in many food, clinical or industrial practices.
If subsequent cultural operations, such as root wrenching and weeding, resulted in significant mixing of nonfumigated and fumigated soil, recontamination of the newly fumigated beds might occur more rapidly than if the entire field had been fumigated.
The Port hired Ram Construction of Bellingham to remove over 1,100 tons of petroleum contaminated soil and sediment, rebuild the shoreline and install a barrier into the soil to prevent recontamination.