Indian Journal of Public Health


Year
: 1998  |  Volume : 42  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 131--2

Sterility testing of disposable syringes and needles marketed in Calcutta.


D Pal, UK Chattopadhyay 
 Deptt. of Microbiology, All India Institute of Hygene & Public Health, Calcutta

Correspondence Address:
D Pal
Deptt. of Microbiology, All India Institute of Hygene & Public Health, Calcutta

Presterilized (disposable) syringes and needles were subjected to sterility testing for aerobic cultures. It was found that 56.3% of the samples were contaminated indicating failure of the sterilisation process. The implications of this could be far reaching and is discussed alongwith.


How to cite this article:
Pal D, Chattopadhyay U K. Sterility testing of disposable syringes and needles marketed in Calcutta. Indian J Public Health 1998;42:131-2


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Pal D, Chattopadhyay U K. Sterility testing of disposable syringes and needles marketed in Calcutta. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 1998 [cited 2022 May 16 ];42:131-2
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