The antimicrobial activity of phenoxyethanol in vaccines

@article{Lowe1994TheAA,
  title={The antimicrobial activity of phenoxyethanol in vaccines},
  author={I Lowe and Jo Southern},
  journal={Letters in Applied Microbiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={18}
}
The activity of the antimicrobial preservatives, phenoxyethanol and thiomersal, were compared in diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (adsorbed) vaccine. Both chemicals were equally effective in inactivating challenge doses of Gram‐negative and Gram‐positive micro‐organisms, as well as a yeast. 
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