Antisepsis, Disinfection, and Sterilization: Types, Action, and Resistance
- © American Society for Microbiology
- GERALD E. McDONNELL B.Sc., Ph.D.
- 1-55581-392-5 / 978-1-55581-392-5
- Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Nursing, Public Health
DescriptionThis title examines the various chemical and physical antisepsis, disinfection andsterilization methods used for infection prevention and contamination control. Ideal for microbiologists, chemists, healthcare professionals, infection and contamination control practitioners and students this Doody's Core Title selection is written by an acknowledged expert in the field. It provides descriptive background material covering the applications and various chemical and physical processes used for microbial control. An array of biocides is also described and the variables affecting their safe and effective use are detailed. The advantages, disadvantages, limitations and correct applications of biocides and biocidal processes are discussed as well.
Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials
"Students and healthcare professionals of infection control, microbiology, and public health will be able to use this as a reliable reference for the various chemical and physical antisepsis, disinfection, and sterilization methods."
-- Robert Penn, MD (Nebraska Methodist Hospital) Doody's Review
It is targeted at healthcare professionals involved in infection control and prevention, application engineers, facilities managers, microbiologists, chemists, and students.