contamination


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contamination

noun adulteration, corruption, decay, defilement, degradation, despoilment, impureness, impurity, infection, pollution, vitiation
See also: air pollution, defilement, detriment, perversion
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A study reported that new dental burs, provided by the manufacturer, were not sterile, nearly 42% of those had contamination and 15% of the used burs had contamination after sterilisation.11 Studies have reported ineffectiveness of various pre-cleaning methods to decontaminate used dental burs.12,13 To the best of our knowledge, there is no local data on the contamination assessment of dental burs.
The contractor doing the work for the federal government said they will only restart work when the possible contamination events have been sorted out.
USTER's solution is based on the concept of stopping contamination at two vital stages of production - in the blowroom and at winding - using a coordinated approach.
Ion chromatography is a process that analyzes a sample to determine ionic contamination. With the analysis, the ion chromatography tool can detail specific anions present within a representative sample.
"This reflects the large number of contamination sites (33.7 percent of the documented cases) reported by the TCEQ's Petroleum Storage Tank Program," the analysis said.
Key Words: Microbial contamination, Dental laboratories, Dental pumice, Dental slurry, Rag wheel, Dental prosthesis.
The EPA confirmed that the water delivered to customers by Indiana-American is free from contamination.
(5) Bacterial contamination of urine often has important consequences; overuse of antibiotics, delay in instituting appropriate antibiotics, erroneous diagnosis and added cost of repeat cultures.
A: The Draco Hand Pad can be used on flexible endoscopes, stainless steel surgical instruments, surgical rigid endoscopes, lap instrumentation and other instruments that may have been in contact with contamination for an extended period of time.
This study aimed to assess microbial contamination of laryngoscope blades from the operating theatre of a secondary-level public hospital, permitting insights into the appropriateness and effectiveness of laryngoscope decontamination.

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