The most widely used and effective means of sterilization is ____________.
The thermal death point is the temperature at which a specific organism will be kill
after ________________________ minutes of exposure.
Dry heat requires __________ temperatures than moist heat to accomplish
Moist heat requires a ___________ exposure time than dry heat for complete
The most common means of sterilization are ____________________________.
Which of the following statements is valid?
a. Sub-freezing temperatures are effective as a means of sterilization.
b. Very low temperatures inhibit the growth and multiplication of microorganisms,
but usually do not kill the microbes.
The standard for measuring the germicidal effectiveness of antiseptics is that of
Alcohol is most effective as a disinfectant when applied in a concentration of
The two halogens normally used as disinfectants are ________________ and