Perforations in surgeons' gloves

J Hosp Infect. 1988 Jan;11(1):82-5. doi: 10.1016/0195-6701(88)90043-6.


The frequency of unused surgeons' gloves with perforations was investigated by using a watertightness test. Lot-to-lot variations and inter-lot variation were found. It is the responsibility of the manufacturer to ensure that the quality of the lot is in accordance with the stated Acceptable Quality Level.

MeSH terms

  • Equipment Failure*
  • Gloves, Surgical / standards*