Evaluation of the efficacy of disinfection procedures against Burkholderia cenocepacia biofilms.

@article{Peeters2008EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the efficacy of disinfection procedures against Burkholderia cenocepacia biofilms.},
  author={Elisabeth Peeters and H. J. C. F. Nelis and Tom Coenye},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  year={2008},
  volume={70 4},
  pages={361-8}
}
SUMMARY In the present study we evaluated the efficacy of various procedures recommended for the disinfection of respiratory equipment and other materials in cystic fibrosis, using both planktonic and sessile Burkholderia cenocepacia cells. A modified European Suspension Test was performed to determine the effects of the disinfection procedures on planktonic cells. The ability of the treatments to kill sessile cells and to remove biofilm biomass was evaluated using two resazurin-based viability… CONTINUE READING

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