Russell, Hugo & Ayliffe's Principles and Practice of Disinfection, Preservation & Sterilization
Adam P. Fraise
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2013
5 Rev ed
The new edition of this established and highly respected text is THE definitive reference in its field. It details methods for the elimination or prevention/control of microbial growth, and features: * New chapters on bioterrorism and community healthcare * New chapters on microbicide regulations in the EU, USA and Canada * Latest material on microbial resistance to microbicides * Updated material on new and emerging technologies, focusing on special problems in hospitals, dentistry and pharmaceutical practice * Practical advice on problems of disinfection and antiseptics in healthcare * A systematic review of sterilization methods, with uses and advantages outlined for each * Evaluation of disinfectants and their mechanisms of action with respect to current regulations The differences between European and North American regulations are highlighted throughout, making this a truly global work, ideal for worldwide healthcare professionals working in infectious diseases and infection control.