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'sharps'

Infection control Sharp objects–eg, needles, syringes with needles, scalpels, blades, disposable scissors, suture equipment, stylets, and trocars, broken test tubes, and glass that may contain human blood, fluids and tissues with pathogens. See Biohazardous waste, Contaminated sharps, Needle-stick injuries, Regulated waste.

sharps

(shahrps)
Medical instruments that are sharp or may produce sharp pieces. Should be disposed of in a biohazard sharps container.
See also: blood culture, needlestick

sharps

(shahrps)
Medical instruments that are sharp or may produce sharp pieces; should be disposed of in a biohazard sharps container.
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