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Preparing for surgery. Surgeon preparing a set of surgical tools for a urological operation. She is wearing sterile drapes, a cap, a mask and gloves, all of which help prevent infection of the patient with pathogenic microbes. The surgeon is in St Richard's Hospital, a National Health Service (NHS) hospital in Chichester, West Sussex, England.
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