Antimicrobial Activity of Home Disinfectants and Natural Products Against Potential Human Pathogens

@article{Rutala2000AntimicrobialAO,
  title={Antimicrobial Activity of Home Disinfectants and Natural Products Against Potential Human Pathogens},
  author={William A. Rutala and Susan L. Barbee and Nat{\'a}lia Correia Aguiar and Mark D Sobsey and David J Weber},
  journal={Infection Control \&\#x0026; Hospital Epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={21},
  pages={33 - 38}
}
Abstract Objective: To assess the efficacy of both natural products (vinegar, baking soda) and common commercial disinfectants (Vesphene Ilse, TBQ, Clorox, Lysol Disinfectant Spray, Lysol Antibacterial Kitchen Cleaner, Mr. Clean Ultra, ethanol) designed for home or institutional use against potential human pathogens, including selected antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Design: A quantitative suspension test was used to assess the efficacy of selected disinfectants following exposure times of 30… 

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