Descriptor English: Antisepsis
Descriptor Spanish: Antisepsia
Descriptor Portuguese: Antissepsia
Descriptor French: Antisepsie
Tree number(s): N06.850.780.200.450.150
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The destruction of germs causing disease.
Annotation: differentiate from ASEPSIS: ANTISEPSIS is the destruction of pathogens, ASEPSIS is the prev of their invasion
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
ST standards
DeCS ID: 27916
Unique ID: D000985
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Antisepsis - Preferred
Concept UI M0001500
Scope note The destruction of germs causing disease.
Preferred term Antisepsis

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