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scrub suit

See scrubs.


1. low trees and bushes. Called also browse. Edible enough for livestock to graze them especially when more conventional feed is short. Lopping of this material for feeding is a husbandry practice in some arid zones. Lends itself to indigestion in ruminants because of its indigestibility, especially if it is the main article of diet.
2. to cleanse by vigorous scrubbing with a brush. See also surgical scrub (below).

scrub animal
one from grade parents, non-descript and not showing the predominant characteristics of any breed. Generally applied to agricultural animals.
scrub ironbark
brideliaexalta, B. leichhardtii.
scrub-itch mite
scrub kurrajong
pimeleamicrocephala, P. pauciflora.
see scrub (2).
scrub suit
the outer, protective clothing worn by operating room personnel. Usually specially prepared within the hospital's sterilizing facility to minimize contamination in the surgical suite.
surgical scrub
the ritualistic presurgical preparation of hands and arms by surgeons and their assistants. Includes thorough, vigorous and systematic cleaning with a brush of all skin surfaces. Persons prepared in this manner are then considered 'scrubbed-up', ready to take part in the surgical procedure, and are not allowed to touch any nonsterile surfaces.
scrub tick
see ixodesholocyclus.
scrub typhus
a disease of humans transmitted by Trombicula akamushi and resident in rodents which serve as reservoirs. Called also Japanese river fever, tsutsugamushi disease.
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The new scrub suits are a great way of maintaining our high record of infection control.
These included the pure cotton used in lab coats and toweling, 100-percent-synthetic fabrics used in privacy curtains and garments, the cotton-polyester blends typical of scrub suits and nursing outfits, and plastics from splash aprons and computer-keyboard covers.
is a privately held independent manufacturer of medical uniforms, scrub suits, prints, labcoats, cotton scrubs, and medical accessories headquartered in North Wales, Pennsylvania.
Tenders are invited for Purchase of Repellant, antimicrobial, stain free, non-linting, washable and reusable linen fabric for OT Scrub Suits & Surgeon Gown on Rate Contract Basis.
879 million worth of hospital supplies, such as green scrub suits, flat sheets, draw sheets, and abdominal bandages, were purchased from exclusive distributor U-Net, in violation of the rules.
In addition, staff working on af fected wards wear green surgical scrub suits rather than standard uniform, which are disposed of at the end of each shift.
Some blue scrub suits had been sent to the department and Mrs Aru had picked one up.
The ScrubAvail system is a state of the art inventory control system for scrub suits that operates in systemwide, real-time communications, virtually eliminating scrub suit losses and unauthorized users.
The company manufactures a broad range of products ranging from scrub suits and coveralls designed to resist blood and liquid-borne and air-borne pathogens to more traditional products, such as facial tissues, paper towels and napkins.
The NHS in Scotland requires a contractor to provide General Textiles and Bedding including but not limited to the following: i) General patient garments which currently consist of pyjamas, night dresses, patient gowns; ii) Scrub suits for NHS staff use; iii) Standard bedding flat sheets, pillow cases, blankets and duvets and pillows; iv) Fitted bedding.
Out of the 313 water refilling stations, 257 have no face masks, 264 have no scrub suits, 266 have no hair net and an alarming 301 have no gloves