The history of sterilization
Ancient heritage: BC484

 

  • Cleanliness or disinfecting process is beginnings of sterilization. 

  • The antiseptic having been used to Egyptians’ corpses.

  • Hippocrates : The importance of boiled water and hand- washing in cleansing wounds, operator’s                              hands and nails’ cleanliness, and doing medication dressing on the wound. 

Henry William (1774)

Devised dry- heat sterilizer

Pasteur Louis (1860)

Established bases of sterile operations, initiator of low-temperature sterilizing methods

Chamber Charles (1897)

Made steam pressure sterilizer firstly in the world