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Comparison of virucidal activity of alcohol-based hand sanitizers versus antimicrobial hand soaps in vitro and in vivo

Steinmann J, Paulmann D, Becker B, Bischoff B, Steinmann E

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The hygienic efficacy of different hand-drying methods: a review of the evidence

Huang C, Ma W, Stack S

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Microbial contamination of a disinfectant-soaked unwoven cleaning cloth

Oie S, Arakawa J, Furukawa H, Matsumoto S, Matsuda N, Wakamatsu H

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Boiling as Household Water Treatment in Cambodia: A Longitudinal Study of Boiling Practice and Microbiological Effectiveness

Brown J, Sobsey MD

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Hot and steamy: outbreak of Bacillus cereus in Singapore associated with construction work and laundry practices

Balm MN, Jureen R, Teo C, Yeoh AE, Lin RT, Dancer SJ, Fisher DA

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Bacterial spore structures and their protective role in biocide resistance

Leggett MJ, McDonnell G, Denyer SP, Setlow P, Maillard JY

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Single treatment with ethanol hand rub is ineffective against human rhinovirus--hand washing with soap and water removes the virus efficiently

Savolainen-Kopra C, Korpela T, Simonen-Tikka ML, Amiryousefi A, Ziegler T, Roivainen M, Hovi T

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Intrinsic bacterial burden associated with intensive care unit hospital beds: effects of disinfection on population recovery and mitigation of potential infection risk

Attaway HH 3rd, Fairey S, Steed LL, Salgado CD, Michels HT, Schmidt MG

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Analysis of alcohol-based hand sanitizer delivery systems: efficacy of foam, gel, and wipes against influenza A (H1N1) virus on hands

Larson EL, Cohen B, Baxter KA

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Alcohol handrubbing and chlorhexidine handwashing protocols for routine hospital practice: a randomized clinical trial of protocol efficacy and time effectiveness

Chow A, Arah OA, Chan SP, Poh BF, Krishnan P, Ng WK, Choudhury S, Chan J, Ang B

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