Corpus ID: 39070952

A laboratory evaluation of a new disinfectant cleaner for fibreoptic instruments.

@article{Gilbert1982ALE,
  title={A laboratory evaluation of a new disinfectant cleaner for fibreoptic instruments.},
  author={P. Gilbert and M. M. Al-Hiti and P. Smith},
  journal={Microbios},
  year={1982},
  volume={33 131},
  pages={
          53-64
        }
}
The antimicrobial activity of Dettox ABC (DTX), a new disinfectant cleaner, developed for use in endoscopy, has been evaluated against sixteen strains of micro-organisms, nine of which were clinical isolates obtained from endoscope washings. In all cases the maximum growth inhibitory and lethal dilutions were considerably greater than those recommended for use (1/25). Time-survival data was determined for DTX (1/750), in hard water, against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and the effects of horse blood… Expand
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