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Cold sterilization

Removal of bacteria by filtration, generally using a 0.2 µm filter to a pre-defined level (general definition is a log 10exp7 reduction in CFU/mL).

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Cold sterilization is the process of removing bacteria through filtration, generally using a 0.2 µm filter to a pre-defined level (general definition is a log 10exp7 reduction in CFU/mL).
Cold sterilization dentistry refers to the exercise of immersion disinfection that is used with reusable semi critical instruments to reprocess them. Using liquid chemicals in a sterilization process cannot be substantiated by spore test monitors.
Ethylene Oxide (EtO) is a gas for cold sterilization. It is a poisonous, colourless gas that can attack nucleic acids of microorganisms and cellular proteins.