Is a sterile dressing that touches a bed rail still considered sterile?

Answer A sterile dressing that comes in contact with a bed rail is considered contaminated. The contents of a sterile dressing are contained in what is known as a sterile field.References:Terry Chavez D.O... Read More »

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Are donkeys sterile?

Donkeys are not sterile and can reproduce. Donkeys that reproduce with other donkeys produce donkeys. If a donkey reproduces with a horse, however, the offspring, whether a mule or a hinny, is almo... Read More »

Why use sterile gloves?

Sterile gloves are a mainstay for many people working in food industries and health care. Some employers require individuals in certain positions to wear them, to help prevent the transmission and ... Read More »

Are all gmo seeds sterile?

Farmers plant genetically modified organisms, abbreviated as GMOs, because these crops have increased resistance to disease, pests and pesticides. As of 2010, GMO crops are not sterile, but the com... Read More »

What Is Sterile Soil?

Sterile soil can either refer to soil purposefully sterilized for special needs of horticulture or agriculture, or to soil that is no longer able to sustain life. Soil that is intentionally sterili... Read More »