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A my Forkey Microbiology Essay Questions For test 2 (91-100) 1. Assume that you are responsible for decontaminating materials in a large hospital. How would you sterilize each of the following? Briefly justify your answers. A. A mattress used by a pt. with bubonic plague- chlorine, 2% with h2o , because you can’t  use gaseous compounds such as glutaraldehyde buts it’s not practical and can be toxic.  You cannot use ethylene oxide because it requires a closed chamber which may not be  available or practical. B.  Intravenous glucose saline solution- par acetic acid , it is safe to use in water solutions  and is odorless, tasteless and has no effect on organic compounds C.  Used disposable syringes- Hot air sterilization  is one method but requires 2 hours at 170  degrees. A chemical sterilant can be used such as; Plasma sterilization the advantage is  that it is very reliable and quickly destroys endospores. D.
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