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MANUFACTURERS OF STERILIZATION CASES AND TRAYS ARE WORKING TOWARD THE SAME PATIENT-SAFETY GOAL, BY DAVID C. FURR, PAGE 16.
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THIS JUST IN: HEADLINES IN DISINFECTION AND STERILIZATION, BY JOHN ROARK, PAGE 50.
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