"Disinfectants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Substances used on inanimate objects that destroy harmful microorganisms or inhibit their activity. Disinfectants are classed as complete, destroying SPORES as well as vegetative forms of microorganisms, or incomplete, destroying only vegetative forms of the organisms. They are distinguished from ANTISEPTICS, which are local anti-infective agents used on humans and other animals. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Disinfectants" by people in Profiles.
Soto ER, Rus F, Ostroff GR. Yeast Particles Hyper-Loaded with Terpenes for Biocide Applications. Molecules. 2022 Jun 02; 27(11).
Zhou E, Parikh PS, Kanchuger MS, Balsam LB. Intraoperative Anaphylaxis to Chlorhexidine During LVAD and Transplant Surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019 Jan; 33(1):169-172.
Goodyear N, Markkanen P, Beato-Melendez C, Mohamed H, Gore R, Galligan C, Sama S, Quinn M. Cleaning and disinfection in home care: A comparison of 2 commercial products with potentially different consequences for respiratory health. Am J Infect Control. 2018 04; 46(4):410-416.
Coppin JD, Villamaria FC, Williams MD, Copeland LA, Zeber JE, Jinadatha C. Self-sanitizing copper-impregnated surfaces for bioburden reduction in patient rooms. Am J Infect Control. 2017 Jun 01; 45(6):692-694.
Quinn MM, Markkanen PK, Galligan CJ, Sama SR, Kriebel D, Gore RJ, Brouillette NM, Okyere D, Sun C, Punnett L, Laramie AK, Davis L. Occupational health of home care aides: results of the safe home care survey. Occup Environ Med. 2016 Apr; 73(4):237-45.
He GX, Landry M, Chen H, Thorpe C, Walsh D, Varela MF, Pan H. Detection of benzalkonium chloride resistance in community environmental isolates of staphylococci. J Med Microbiol. 2014 May; 63(Pt 5):735-741.
Plante MJ, Li X, Scully G, Brown MA, Busconi BD, DeAngelis NA. Evaluation of sterilization methods following contamination of hamstring autograft during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Mar; 21(3):696-701.
Alroumi F, Sarwar A, Grgurich PE, Lei Y, Hudcova J, Craven DE. Strategies for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia: bundles, devices, and medications for improved patient outcomes. Hosp Pract (1995). 2012 Feb; 40(1):81-92.
Syed MA, Manzoor U, Shah I, Bukhari SH. Antibacterial effects of Tungsten nanoparticles on the Escherichia coli strains isolated from catheterized urinary tract infection (UTI) cases and Staphylococcus aureus. New Microbiol. 2010 Oct; 33(4):329-35.
Wang Y, Blozis SA, Lederman M, Krieg A, Landay A, Miller CJ. Enhanced antibody responses elicited by a CpG adjuvant do not improve the protective effect of an aldrithiol-2-inactivated simian immunodeficiency virus therapeutic AIDS vaccine. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2009 Apr; 16(4):499-505.