"Disinfectants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Substances used on inanimate objects that destroy harmful microorganisms or inhibit their activity. Disinfectants are classed as complete, destroying SPORES as well as vegetative forms of microorganisms, or incomplete, destroying only vegetative forms of the organisms. They are distinguished from ANTISEPTICS, which are local anti-infective agents used on humans and other animals. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Disinfectants" by people in Profiles.
Increased disinfectant use among adults with asthma in the era of COVID-19. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2021 03; 9(3):1378-1380.e2.
Disinfection exhibits systematic impacts on the drinking water microbiome. Microbiome. 2020 03 20; 8(1):42.
Impact of Detection, Education, Research and Decolonization without Isolation in Long-term care (DERAIL) on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization and transmission at 3 long-term care facilities. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Oct; 42(10 Suppl):S269-73.
Continuous passive disinfection of catheter hubs prevents contamination and bloodstream infection. Am J Infect Control. 2013 Jan; 41(1):33-8.
Significant impact of terminal room cleaning with bleach on reducing nosocomial Clostridium difficile. Am J Infect Control. 2010 Jun; 38(5):350-3.
Management of a multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii outbreak in an intensive care unit using novel environmental disinfection: a 38-month report. Am J Infect Control. 2010 May; 38(4):259-63.
Eating is a protected behavior even in the face of persistent pain in male rats. Physiol Behav. 2009 Jun 22; 97(3-4):426-9.
Universal surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in 3 affiliated hospitals. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Mar 18; 148(6):409-18.
Cells deficient in the FANC/BRCA pathway are hypersensitive to plasma levels of formaldehyde. Cancer Res. 2007 Dec 01; 67(23):11117-22.
Kinetics of chemokines and their receptors in mercuric chloride-induced tubulointerstitial lesions in brown Norway rats. Exp Mol Pathol. 2003 Aug; 75(1):58-67.