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International Journal of Applied Chemical and Biological Sciences

ISSN: 2582-788X (Online)

International Journal of Applied Chemical and Biological Sciences
Home Archive Volume 1 - Issue 1 EFFECTIVENESS OF MICROBAT (STERIGARD) HANDRUB AND MICROGUARD (STERIGARD) HAND DISINFECTANT FROM IMAGO & GETTER FOR REDUCTION OF INFECTION IN ANY FACILITY

Volume 1   Issue 1

Research Article

EFFECTIVENESS OF MICROBAT (STERIGARD) HANDRUB AND MICROGUARD (STERIGARD) HAND DISINFECTANT FROM IMAGO & GETTER FOR REDUCTION OF INFECTION IN ANY FACILITY

Article Identifier: https://identifier.visnav.in/1.0001/ijacbs-20f-02608/
Abstract

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and other health experts promote hand hygiene as the most important hygiene measure in preventing the spread of infection from any facility. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are widely used for achieving hand hygiene. The use of hand sanitizer and disinfects result sustained improvement in hand-hygiene compliance, coinciding with a reduction of many resistant and prone infections. The study aimed at determining the efficacy of Microbat (Sterigard) hand rub and Microguard (Sterigard) Hand disinfectant by ASTM E2755 method which included 6 different volunteers for the test procedure. The results showed more than log 4 reduction for bacteria, yeast and molds. This proves the efficacy of both Microbat (Sterigard) hand rub and Microguard (Sterigard) Hand disinfection and should be considered for regular usage for achieving aseptic environment.

Keywords: Hand Hygiene Alcohol-based hand sanitizer Infection control Aseptic environment
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