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Disinfectants that do

Published inCurrent opinion in infectious diseases, vol. 13, no. 4, p. 395-399
Publication date2000
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Biocides are helpful in different healthcare settings to reduce or eradicate harmful pathogens on the skin, medical devices, and in the environment. This article reviews recent advances in hand hygiene, instrument sterilization, decolonization with mupirocin, and the challenges posed by environmental contamination, and prion disease. Do biocides induce resistance?

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SAX, Hugo, PITTET, Didier. Disinfectants that do. In: Current opinion in infectious diseases, 2000, vol. 13, n° 4, p. 395–399.
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