The Basics of Low-Temperature Sterilization

As the term implies, low-temperature sterilization involves sterilizing without using high temperatures. The low temperatures are ambient or below those used for autoclave, chemical vapor, or dry-heat oven sterilization. Why low-temperature sterilization? If high-temperature sterilization works, why is a low-temperature method even necessary? Many components of today’s advanced surgical tools cannot tolerate the high heat […]