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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.

ster·il·iz·er

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

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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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Additionally, the STERIZONE VP4 Sterilizer is the only cleared low temperature steriliser that can process a mixed load consisting of general instruments, single channel flexible endoscopes and single or double channel rigid endoscopes in the same cycle with load weights of up to 75 lb.
Within 4 days of being shut down, the sterilizer was back in operation.
According to the company, the STERIZONE VP4 Sterilizer is a low-temperature sterilisation system that utilises the dual-sterilants of vaporised hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and ozone (O3) to achieve terminal sterilisation of heat and moisture sensitive medical devices.
The Sterizone VP4 Sterilizer is the only terminal sterilization method that is FDA cleared to sterilize multi-channeled flexible endoscopes (with a maximum of four channels) of up to 3.5 meters in length, such as video colonoscopes and gastroscopes - an industry first for any medical device sterilization process.
As one might expect, more life scientists use sterilizers and combinations of sterilizers and washers and dryers, while more physical scientists use just the washer and dryer equipment Life scientists also use their equipment about twice as often as do their physical science counterparts.
Spore strips in a glassine envelope are processed in a sterilizer in the same manner as the self-contained vials and then incubated in separate media.
Initial studies conducted in France indicate that the Sterizone VP4 Sterilizer is effective under in vitro conditions.
During operation the OR Sterilizer remains cool to the touch and is highly insulated to keep heat inside the sterilizer.
Belimed Infection Control is a manufacturer of steam sterilizers and washers for the pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences markets.
M2 PHARMA-July 13, 2016-US FDA Clears Getinge's Sterizone VP4 Sterilizer for Expanded Uses
As steam sterilization is so prevalent, there is no shortage of sterilizer manufacturers and marketers to provide for the healthcare industry's needs.
The Sauter AG facility manufactures a versatile line of laboratory and pharmaceutical grade sterilizers. 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.