Effect of surfactants, temperature, and sonication on the virucidal activity of polyhexamethylene biguanide against the bacteriophage MS2.

@article{Pinto2010EffectOS,
  title={Effect of surfactants, temperature, and sonication on the virucidal activity of polyhexamethylene biguanide against the bacteriophage MS2.},
  author={Federica Pinto and Joseph Maillard and Stephen Paul Denyer},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={
          393-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Virucidal compounds are essential in preventing the transmission of viral infection in the health care environment. Understanding their mechanisms of action is necessary to improve their efficacy. Inactivation of viruses is less documented than that of bacteria notably because different types of virus have diverse response to microbicides, making difficult to establish an inactivation pattern. METHODS The effect of viral aggregates on the virucidal activity of polyhexamethylene… CONTINUE READING
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