terminal disinfection


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disinfection

 [dis″in-fek´shun]
the act of disinfecting, using specialized cleansing techniques that destroy or prevent growth of organisms capable of infection.
terminal disinfection disinfection of a sick room and its contents at the termination of a disease.

ter·mi·nal dis·in·fec·tion

application of disinfective measures after the patient has been removed, for example, by death, or has ceased to be a source of infection.

ter·mi·nal dis·in·fec·tion

(tĕr'mi-năl dis-in-fek'shŭn)
Application of disinfective measures after the patient has been removed, e.g., by death, or has ceased to be a source of infection.

disinfection

the act of disinfecting.

terminal disinfection
disinfection of a loose box or cage and its contents at the termination of a disease.
disinfection time
the time required for a disinfectant to achieve its maximum effect. It is influenced by the material being disinfected, the agent's targets and potency of the disinfectant.
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