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Educational resource Block's Disinfection, Sterilization and Preservation gets an update

September 16, 2020

Block’s Disinfection, Sterilization, and Preservation, sixth edition, has been released and is the first new edition in nearly 20 years. Although the technical manual does not replace US standards and guidelines, it can serve as a valuable educational resource for those involved in physical and chemical disinfection and sterilization methods.

The book focuses on disease prevention and has been thoroughly updated with new information based on recent advances in the field and understanding of the risks, the technologies available, and the regulatory environments. This updated book has been edited by two highly regarded subject matter experts, Dr. Gerald McDonnell and Joyce Hansen. The resource, available as a hard cover or e-textbook, may be purchased at various online retailers, such as Barnes and Noble, Amazon, Google and more.