unsterilized


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unsterilized

(ʌnˈstɛrɪˌlaɪzd) or

unsterilised

adj
(Biology) not sterilized; that has not been made sterile
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Adj.1.unsterilized - not sterilizedunsterilized - not sterilized      
germy - full of germs or pathological microorganisms; "the water in New York harbor is oily and dirty and germy"
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The water referred to in the story is untreated, unfiltered and unsterilized.
Dubai: Dirty scissors and unsterilized combs are just a few of the offences found in some hair salons across Dubai.
ISLAMABAD -- Medical experts on Monday said customers in nail salons and barbershops may be at high risk for hepatitis and other blood-born infection, through the use of unsterilized tools.
Also is the use of unsterilized surgical and dental instruments, roadside dentists and barbers.
Champa Fernando, Secretary, Kandy Association for Community Protection through Animal Welfare in a press release pointed out, Health Ministry has to engage a handful of private veterinarians on contract to sterilize dogs once a year in limited areas resulting in a bounty of a bank of unsterilized dog emerging in a never-ending unabated cycle of non-sterilized dogs?
Vice Chancellor Rawalpindi Medical College Dr Mohammad Umer said every third person of 10 in Pakistan were infected with hepatitis A or E, the most common variants which spread through contaminated water, adulterated food, reusing hypodermic needles, blades, and unsterilized surgical equipment.
It is usually collected in unsterilized containers without refrigeration and sold in a jar or plastic bag.
Tetanus can easily be contracted with the use of unsterilized or rusty nails,' said Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial in a separate interview.
Hepatitis B and C are transmitted through transfusion of blood and blood products, unsterilized needles/syringes particularly by I/V drug abuser, dental procedures, scissors / razors in barber shop, piercing of nose and ears and fluid secretions e.
Zubaida Masood further stated that majority of patients coming from interior of Sindh are Hepatitis B or C carrier and it is due to re-use of disposable syringes, unsterilized glass syringes, dental equipment and unnecessary use of injections.
Tenders are invited for Unsterilized Rubber Examination Gloves No 7 Or Medi.
4%), hair cut or shaving at the barber's shop (74%), and reuse of needles and unsterilized surgical instruments (72%) were also said as the cause of disease spread.