November 18, 2019

Sterilization trumps high-level disinfection for semicritical items

By: Susan Klacik, BS, CRCST, ACE, CIS, FCS

In the never-ending quest to improve patient care, we are always seeking better ways to process medical devices. Many leading experts now recommend transitioning from high-level disinfection (HLD) to sterilization for semicritical items.

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