In vivo efficacy of an alcohol-based surgical hand disinfectant containing a synergistic combination of ethylhexylglycerin and preservatives.

@article{Gaonkar2006InVE,
  title={In vivo efficacy of an alcohol-based surgical hand disinfectant containing a synergistic combination of ethylhexylglycerin and preservatives.},
  author={Trupti A Gaonkar and Ingrid M Geraldo and Milind S Shintre and Shanta M Modak},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  year={2006},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={412-7}
}
Alcohol-based surgical hand disinfectants are widely available in healthcare settings. Some currently marketed alcohol-based products use active concentrations of antimicrobials to achieve the required efficacy, raising the risk for exposure to potentially irritating levels of antimicrobials. This study compares the in vitro and in vivo efficacy of an… CONTINUE READING