sterile hair??

  1. Hello, I am a new operating room nurse.

    When I was getting ready to set up a sterile table, I found a hair from the sterilized pack.

    Just wondering do you consider it contaminated table or since the hair strand was in the

    sterilized package so it is also sterile?

    According to the AORN article

    http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S...235-3/abstract

    states that hair can be sterilized.

    Please I would like to hear your thoughts on this.

    Thank you.

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