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- Sterilization in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry
- Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization of Heat-Sensitive Endoscopes
- Sterilisation in Dentistry: A Review of the Literature
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Sterilization in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry
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Handbook of Downstream Processing pp Cite as. Sterilization can be defined as the process through which all forms of life are destroyed, removed, or permanently inactivated. Although, according to this definition, sterility is an absolute concept, in industrial practice sterilization is often referred to as the process through which the probability of survival of undesired organisms is reduced to an arbitrarily low level. Typically this level is so low that the chance that even one organism will survive the sterilization process can be taken to be negligible. Such a strict requirement is justified, especially in those situations in which the potential health effects e. This probabilistic approach to sterility does not imply that the sterility requirements of the process can be relaxed.
In a small and medium-sized dental facility, the correct management of the sterilisation and presterilisation phases plays a fundamental role in good management of instruments and personnel, in order to ensure conditions that are more efficient with less down time. Nowadays, instrument sterilizers are increasingly efficient in achieving results, both in terms of time and size, and ensure that materials are sterile and ready to be stocked in a reasonable time. A literature search for articles related to revision work was performed using electronic databases such as PubMed, Scopus, and Google Scholar. The following keywords have been entered in the previously mentioned databases: sterilisation instruments; dental autoclave; precleaning; instruments disinfectants. The records obtained were screened by three reviewers, and only relevant articles were read full text. In addition, the timings of dental and sterilisation procedures were measured, and from these, suggestions are made in order to improve the efficiency of instrumentation management facility used as study subject: University Dental Clinic, University of Foggia as a function of the health-care interventions. We arrived at the conclusion that without doubt, sterilisation of instruments and products plays a fundamental role, but the efficiency of the sterilisation and presterilisation procedures cannot be separated from managing the personnel in charge by giving them specific and precise tasks.
Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization of Heat-Sensitive Endoscopes
The propagation of antibiotic resistance increases the chances of major infections for patients during hospitalization and the spread of health related diseases. Therefore finding new and effective solutions to prevent the proliferation of pathogenic microorganisms is critical, in order to protect hospital environment, such as the surfaces of biomedical devices. Modern nanotechnology has proven to be an effective countermeasure to tackle the threat of infections. On this note, recent scientific breakthroughs have demonstrated that antimicrobial nanomaterials are effective in preventing pathogens from developing resistance. Despite the ability to destroy a great deal of bacteria and control the outbreak of infections, nanomaterials present many other advantages.
Sterilisation in Dentistry: A Review of the Literature
High level disinfection is a process that kills high numbers of all types of vegetative non-spore forming bacteria Gram-positive and Gram-negative , fungi, all types of viruses hydrophylic and lipophylic , and mycobacteria TB , but not necessarily high numbers of bacterial spores in the relatively brief exposure time for disinfection. Sterilization is a process that kills all types of microbes including highly resistant bacterial spores. Sterilization usually requires a much longer exposure time than disinfection. Gastroscopes, colonoscopes, urethroscopes, and cystoscopes normally do not break the barrier between non-sterile areas of the body and sterile areas, and therefore high level disinfection is the commonly accepted practice for these endoscopes. Bronchoscopes are a possible exception as they may enter into the sterile bronchioles, although they make that entrance through the non-sterile nasal passages where they likely become contaminated with the flora of the oral-nasal body cavities.
Low temperature sterilization LTS has invaded the operation theatre OT because many components of advanced minimally invasive surgical MIS instruments, including robotic surgery equipment, have zero tolerance for high temperature steam sterilizers. Modern low-temperature sterilization processes[ 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 ] include ethylene oxide ETO , hydrogen peroxide plasma, low-temperature steam and formaldehyde LTSF , gamma radiation, electron beam technology and liquid chemical sterilizing LCS , with the latest addition being ozone O 3. The same instruments are reused after immersion for merely 20 minutes in the mistaken belief that they are sterile or that antibiotics will take care of any remaining spores. Advantages of ETO gas sterilisation include no damage to instruments from excessive heat, moisture or radiation. However it requires prolonged aeration times besides being mutagenic, carcinogenic, irritant to the eye, skin and airway, and can cause neurological, liver and kidney damage.
Pharmaceutical Monographs, Volume 3: Sterilisation and Disinfection provides a strong foundation for the proper use of disinfectants in practice. This monograph surveys the types of preparations required to be produced in a sterile condition and explains in detail the methods available for sterilization. This monograph is comprised of four parts.
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