Disinfection & Sterilisation


Disinfection & Sterilisation

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 55%
Ease of Revision 7.7 / 10

This chapter can give you marks in SPM and Micro. Worth reading.

Question Pattern

This chapter has significant overlap with the chapter on Micro.

Different methods of sterilisation, and the appropriate indications fore them.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Surgical instruments are sterilized by
  • Oils and powders can be sterilized by
  • Handling Blood spill
  • Methods of Sterilization and Disinfection
  • Rideal-Walker coefficient
  • Sputum can be disinfected by
  • Glass can be sterilized by
  • Efficiency of sterilization by autoclaving
  • Endoscopes are sterilized by
  • Spaulding Classification
  • Example of precurrent disinfection

Suggested Revision

  • Temperatures in Disinfection
  • Ethylene oxide – Overview
  • Anti-viral agents
  • Methods of dry heat sterilization
  • Low-level & High-level disinfectants
  • Sporicidal agents
  • Autoclave – Overview

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