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rfriedel <[log in to unmask]>
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Robert R. Friedel
Tue, 3 Nov 1998 09:44:09 -0500
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RE: Disinfectant Testing

I found a few other references:

Bloomfield, S.F. (1995) “Reproducibility and Predictivity of Disinfection
and Biocide  Tests”, In: Microbiological Quality Assurance: A Guideline
Towards Relevance and  Reproducibility of Inocula, Brown, M.R.W. and P.
Gilbert (eds.), Chapter 3.4, pp. 189- 220.

Bloomfield, S.F. (1988) “Biodeterioration and Disinfectants”, In:
Biodeterioration,  Houghton, P.R. et al. (eds.), Vol. 7, pp. 135-145.

Asbury, E.D.(1983)  “Methods of Testing Sanitizers and Bacteriostatic
Substances” In:  Disinfection, Sterilization and Preservation, Block, S.S.
(ed.), 3rd ed., Chapter 48, pp.  964-980.

Berube, R.; Oxborrow, G.S. (1991) “Methods of Testing Sanitizers and
Bacteriostatic  Substances”, In: Disinfection, Sterilization and
Preservation, Block, S.S. (ed.), 4th ed.,  Chapter 60, pp. 1058-1068.

Chesky, S.R. (1995) “Cleaning and Disinfection:  Selection of
Biodecontamination  Parameters/Materials and Their Applications, Part 1”, J.
Valid. Technol., Vol. 2, No. 3,  pp. 235-241.

Reybrouck, G. et al. (1979) “A Collaborative Study on a New Quantitative
Suspension  Test, the In Vitro Test, For the Evaluation of the Bactericidal
Activity of Chemical  Disinfectants”, Zbl. Bakt. Hyg. I. Abt. Orig. B, Vol.
168, pp. 463-479.

Hugo, W.B. (1978) “Early Studies in the Evaluation of Disinfectants”, J.
Antimicrob.  Chemother., Vol. 4, pp. 489-494

Anon. (1997) “Disinfectant Survey Results”, PDA Letter, May, pp. 21-22.

Robert R. Friedel
(formerly Research Microbiologist, Whitehall-Robins Healthcare)
Quality Assurance Manager
Laboratory Research & Analysis Groups
Perritt Laboratories, Inc.
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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
>until they are archived by PMF. You can also E-mail any suggestions
>to my E-mail.
>Thank you very much,
>Kate S. Ambrus
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