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Author Gardner, Joan F.

Title Introduction to sterilization, disinfection and infection control / Joan F. Gardner, Margaret M. Peel
Edition Second edition
Published Melbourne : Churchill Livingstone, 1991


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Description 264 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents 1. Sterilization, disinfection and the microbial target -- 2. Efficiency of sterilization -- 3. Preparation and packaging for sterilization -- 4. Principles of heat sterilization -- 5. Sterilization by dry heat -- 6. Sterilization by steam at increased pressure -- 7. Sterilization by gaseous chemicals -- 8. Sterilization by ionizing radiation -- 9. Aseptic filtration of liquids and air -- 10. Chemical disinfectants -- 11. Principles of chemical disinfection -- 12. Disinfection of living tissues -- 13. Microbial control of environments -- 14. Central sterilization and disinfection services -- Index
Summary "This book provides a balanced and comprehensive yet concise account of the basic principles and practice of sterilization, disinfection and infection control in the laboratory and hospital settings." -- back cover
Analysis Microorganisms Control
Humans Communicable diseases Prevention
Notes Previous ed.: Introduction to sterilization and disinfection. Melbourne : Churchill Livingstone, 1986
Undergraduate text
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Audience Undergraduate text
Subject Disinfection and disinfectants.
Disinfection and disinfectants.
Infection -- Prevention.
Disinfection -- methods.
Infection Control.
Author Gardner, Joan F. Introduction to sterilization and disinfection
Peel, Margaret M.
LC no. 90015168
ISBN 0443042861 (corrected)
Other Titles Introduction to sterilization and disinfection
Sterilization, disinfection and infection control