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Disinfectant

Disinfectant

An agent that disinfects, applied particularly to agents used on inanimate objects.

Compare: antiseptic. An agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease.An agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease.Preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms.Chemicals that are used to sterilise an area.


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Recommendations for Bacteria Detection?

... hemocytometer to count the total bacteria present in the water. But it is difficult to count the motile bacteria hemocytometer. I suggest to use a disinfectant to kill the bacteria before counting.

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by josem
Fri Aug 01, 2014 7:30 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Recommendations for Bacteria Detection?
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Views: 527

Salmonella and e. Coli

... survival of bacteria on most surface will vary from a few hours to a few days. Cleaning with soap and water will get them off hard surfaces. Using disinfectant will kill them. Bacteria do not make you sick by magic, you need to ingest enough of them (for E. coli and Salmonella that means millions), ...

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by canalon
Wed Oct 27, 2010 11:18 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Salmonella and e. Coli
Replies: 12
Views: 13663

Re:

... - passing on damaged genes to other cells which all eventually die (ideally). So the mechanism of anti-biotics is basically genetic. Disinfectant is poison that kills on contact but is not passed to other bacteria. But then I read more and find -cidal vs static action neither one ...

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by biohazard
Tue May 18, 2010 6:52 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: dispersal of death (bacterial)
Replies: 3
Views: 2149

dispersal of death (bacterial)

... - passing on damaged genes to other cells which all eventually die (ideally). So the mechanism of anti-biotics is basically genetic. Disinfectant is poison that kills on contact but is not passed to other bacteria. But then I read more and find -cidal vs static action neither one ...

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by highschooldropout
Tue May 18, 2010 3:24 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: dispersal of death (bacterial)
Replies: 3
Views: 2149

Re: Breaking Down Hydro-Silica Gels Within the Body

... Adding these equations together describes the overall reaction as: 5 ClO2- + 4 H+ ---> 4 ClO2 + 2 H2O + Cl- It seems to be a well known water disinfectant: http://www.water.siemens.com/SiteCollectionDocuments/Product_Lines/Wallace_and_Tiernan_Products/Brochures/WT.085.272.002.IE.AN.0409.pdf ...

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by HarrisonBergeron1
Wed Aug 19, 2009 1:35 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Breaking Down Hydro-Silica Gels Within the Body
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