Iowa State University Veterinarian

Article Title

Surgical Sterilization


Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

Call Number

SF601 V65

Document Type



Surgical sterilization as it now is practiced in Veterinary Medicine varies from careful technics carried out in an environment which would do credit to a human hospital, to the dipping of unclean instruments into a bucket of sheep dip solution of unknown strength. Even though economic considerations militate against the employment of expensive equipment and time-consuming technics, attention to a few simple details will greatly assist our approach to surgical asepsis.