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sterilizer

 [ster´ĭ-līz″er]
an apparatus used in ridding objects, such as instruments or dressings, of all microorganisms and their pathogenic products. See also autoclave.

ster·il·iz·er

(ster'ĭl-īz'ĕr),
An apparatus for rendering objects sterile.

sterilizer

/ster·i·liz·er/ (ster´ĭ-līz″er) an apparatus for the destruction of microorganisms.

ster·il·iz·er

(ster'i-lī-zĕr)
An apparatus for rendering objects sterile.

sterilizer

an apparatus used in ridding instruments, dressings, etc., of all microorganisms and their pathogenic products. See also autoclave.

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Q. Is it good to put alcohol on burns? If I get a burn- should I sterilize it with alcohol to prevent infections?

A. Tiffany is right...best to avoid alcohol. the treatment depends on the severity of the burn. here is a pamphlet about dealing with burns. very helpful!
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/after-injury/638.html

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All of the company's new STERIZONE VP4 Sterilizers, along with any upgraded units in existing inventories, can now incorporate this new feature and several other additional customer improvements intended to improve the user experience.
For in-house monitoring, a single vial containing a spore strip and an ampule of growth medium is placed in the sterilizer and subjected to a regular sterilization cycle.
Initial studies conducted in France indicate that the Sterizone VP4 Sterilizer is effective under in vitro conditions.
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Included in the price of new sterilizers, the offer must include disassembly and removal from the hospital 3 existing sterilizers The contractor makes disconnection from existing technical infrastructure.
The Sterizone VP4 Sterilizer has been cleared for expanded indications for use by the US Food and Drug Administration, US-based healthcare and life sciences sterilisation products provider Getinge Group's said.
The OR Rapid Heat Transfer Sterilizer is a dry heat sterilizer designed to provide quick and efficient reprocessing of instruments in the Surgical Services Department, achieving FDA approved sterilized processing (12 Log kill) for unwrapped instruments in 6 minutes and wrapped instruments in 12 minutes.
Along with the Industry standard High Vacuum Steam Sterilizer, a line of Steam/Air Mixture Sterilizers and Water Shower Process Sterilizers are also available for terminal sterilization.
The purpose of the public procurement within this tender procedure is the supply of equipment for the central sterilization of the contracting authority, namely delivery of two steam sterilizers of two-door, one steam sterilizer of one-piece and two washing and disinfection machines.