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What are the application and relative advantages and disadvantages of dry heat and moist heat sterilization?

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April 24, 2010 7:03PM

Advantages:

1. It is faster method of sterilization then dry heat method.

2. Additional parameter "pressure" is involved

3. We can easily sterilize the media solution.

4. It faster method of sterilization.

Disadvantages:

1. Glass ware might get broken down.

2. Mishandling may lead to serious accident or explosion.