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rfriedel <[log in to unmask]>
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Robert R. Friedel
Tue, 3 Nov 1998 08:54:22 -0500
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RE: Method for Disinfectant Testing

Some starting points:

Author??? "Disinfectants:  Their Use and Evaluation of Effectiveness",
Available via Academic Press. (If you locate the entire citation please let
me know.  Thanks.)

Favero, M.S.; and W.W. Bond (1991).  "Chemical Sterilization of Medical and
Surgical Materials", In: Disinfection, Sterilization and Preservation, S.S.
Block (ed.), Chapter 35, pp. 617-641.

Rutala,  W.A. (1990) "Guideline for Selection and Use of Disinfectants",
American Journal of Infection Control", Vol. 18 pp. 99-117.

Beloian, A. (1995) "Disinfectants",  In: AOAC Official Methods of Analysis,
P. Cunniff (ed.), 16th ed., Vol. 1, Chapter 6, pp. 1-18.

Book :  Pharmaceutical Microbiology 1992 Edited by W.B. Hugo and Russell.
Available via Blackwell.

Good Luck

Robert R. Friedel
(formerly Research Microbiologist, Whitehall-Robins Healthcare)
Quality Assurance Manager
Laboratory Research & Analysis Groups
Perritt Laboratories, Inc.
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From: Ambrus_Kate <[log in to unmask]>
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Date: Tuesday, November 03, 1998 7:22 AM
Subject: [PMFLIST] Disinfectant Testing

>Hello everyone,
>Does anybody know of a reference or a method of testing the disinfectant
>efficacy of disinfectant-soaked towelettes? I would apreciate any
>information on the subject.
>Please note that our company's server does not allow me to view the answers
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>to my E-mail.
>Thank you very much,
>Kate S. Ambrus
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