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Russell, Hugo & Ayliffe's principles and practice of disinfection, preservation and sterilization. [electronic resource]

Publication:
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xi, 606 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Edition:
5th ed. / edited by Adam P. Fraise, Jean-Yves Maillard, Syed A. Sattar.
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Other Title:
Principles and practice of disinfection, preservation and sterilization
Russell, Hugo and Ayliffe's principles and practice of disinfection, preservation and sterilization
Subjects:
Disinfection and disinfectants.
Antiseptics.
Sterilization.
Medical subjects:
Disinfection -- methods.
Sterilization -- methods.
Anti-Infective Agents.
Decontamination.
Drug Resistance, Microbial.
Preservatives, Pharmaceutical.
Contents:
Historical introduction / A. Fraise
Types of microbicidal and microbistatic agents / I. Al-Adham, R. Haddadin, and P. Collier
Factors affecting the activities of microbicides / J.-Y. Maillard
Biofilm recalcitrance : theories and mechanisms / A. McBain, N. Sufya, and A.H. Rickard
Mechanisms of action of microbicides / P.A. Lambert
Bacterial sensitivity and resistance to microbicides
Antifungal activity of biocides / S. Fernandes ... [et al.]
Sensitivity and resistance of protozoa to microbicides / V. Thomas
Viricidal activity of biocides / J-Y Maillard, S. Sattar, and Pinto F.
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies / G. McDonnell
Microbicides
the double-edged sword : environmental toxicity and emerging resistance / J.M. Pages ... [et al.]
Evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy / I. Stanforth
Assessing efficacy of professional healthcare antiseptics-a regulatory perspective / A.T. Sheldon
Regulation of microbicides
Sterilization processes
New and emerging technologies / P.A. Burke and G. McDonnell
Preservation of medicines and cosmetics / S.J. Hiom
Sterility assurance : concepts, methods, and problems / R. Bancroft
Special problems in hospital environment
Antimicrobial surfaces and devices
Other health sectors.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Rev. ed. of: Russell, Hugo & Ayliffe's principles and practice of disinfection, preservation & sterilization, c2004.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Contributor:
Fraise, Adam P.
Maillard, J.-Y.
Sattar, Syed.
ebrary, Inc.
Rosengarten Family Fund.
ISBN:
1118425871 (electronic bk.)
9781118425879 (electronic bk.)
9781444333251 (hardback : alk. paper)
1444333259 (hardback : alk. paper)
Publisher Number:
99953240615
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.