decontamination

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Antonyms for decontamination

the removal of contaminants

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The importance of correct hand decontamination continues to be emphasised.
The Department of Health's 'Winning Ways' document recognises that hand decontamination before and after contact with patients is "vitally important in the control of infection".
Hand decontamination facilities were found to be universally poor in the cleaning storage rooms and in some hospitals separate hand wash sinks are not always available in ward utility rooms.