Efficacy of common disinfectant/cleaning agents in inactivating murine norovirus and feline calicivirus as surrogate viruses for human norovirus.

@article{Chiu2015EfficacyOC,
  title={Efficacy of common disinfectant/cleaning agents in inactivating murine norovirus and feline calicivirus as surrogate viruses for human norovirus.},
  author={Stephanie Elaine Gar-Wai Chiu and Brenton Skura and P Marija Petric and Lorraine McIntyre and B. R. P. Gamage and JudithL. Isaac-Renton},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 11},
  pages={
          1208-12
        }
}
BACKGROUND The efficacies of disinfection by sodium hypochlorite, accelerated hydrogen peroxide (AHP), and quaternary ammonium compound (QUAT) commonly used in health care facilities were determined using the surrogate viruses murine norovirus (MNV-1) and feline calicivirus (FCV). METHODS A virus suspension of known concentration (with or without a soil load) was deposited onto stainless steel discs under wet or dry load conditions and exposed to defined concentrations of the disinfectant… CONTINUE READING
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