Tag: CLASSIFICATION OF STERILIZATION

Asepsis Sterilization – Classification and Significance

The concept of asepsis and its role in the prevention of infection was put forward nearly  2 centuries ago. The general principles for asepsis were laid down by Hungarian abstetrician, Ignaz semmelweiss in europe in early 1850’s and Oliver Holmes in USA. These principles were accepted after Joseph Lister’s studies on prevention of wound infection carried …