In vitro activity of active ingredients of disinfectants against drug-resistant fungi

Publication date: Available online 27 July 2019Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Raphael Stauf, Daniel Todt, Eike Steinmann, Peter-Michael Rath, Henrik Gabriel, Joerg Steinmann, Florian H.H. BrillSummaryThe biocidal activities of peracetic acid and ethanol were tested against nine clinical fungal isolates and four reference strains. Ethanol was active (≥ 4.0 log10-reduction) against yeasts at a concentration of 50 % v/v and against moulds at 80 % v/v. Exposure times in both cases were 1 min. Peracetic acid was active as a 0.25 % solution against yeasts and as a 0.5 % solution against moulds; exposure times in both cases were 5 min. Compared to the reference strains, clinical isolates, including multidrug resistant ones, showed similar or higher sensitivity to the active ingredients of disinfectants in vitro.
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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