Nebraska Autoclave

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Title

Nebraska Autoclave

Description

The autoclave - steam under pressure - was a surefire way to destroy infected waste materials. The Nebraska Medical Center Biocontainment Unit was equipped with an autoclave and used it as their effective form of sterilization.

Source

Photograph courtesy of University of Nebraska Medical Center

Citation

“Nebraska Autoclave,” CDC Museum Digital Exhibits, accessed July 19, 2024, http://www.cdcmuseum.org/items/show/362.