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Synonyms for disinfect

Synonyms for disinfect

to render free of microorganisms

Antonyms for disinfect

destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing

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Rinse bladder after washing, freshening or disinfecting
Instead of sponges, health experts recommend using paper towels with a disinfectant or Clorox[R] Disinfecting Wipes.
Follow the manufacturer's instructions for proper disinfecting.
After cleaning and disinfecting, stay on watch for mold's return.
The Health and Safety Executive is concerned people may be taking risks on fragile roofs during the disinfecting process.
A MAFF spokeswoman said: 'There is no evidence that foot-and-mouth has been spread in this way but if anyone goes onto premises without disinfecting themselves or their vehicles they could spread it.
USDA is also disinfecting any footwear that has been on a European farm.
The board yesterday said it would contribute towards the additional disinfecting costs incurred by the tracks.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Catheter Connections, a start-up company co-founded by nurses seeking to reduce deadly hospital-acquired bloodstream infections, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") has issued a Notice of Allowance for a patent that broadly covers the Company's DualCap([R]) technology for disinfecting IV tubing end connectors (a "male luer" connector).
The general manager of Sask Pork is confident automating disinfecting and washing of the trucks that haul livestock will enhance biosecurity while speeding up and cutting costs the process, writes Bruce Cochrane.
Granite Gold Disinfecting Wipes are available nationally at participating true Value Hardware and Ace Hardware stores, select Bed Bath Beyond stores and several regional grocery chains such as Albertsons, Jewel Osco, Cub Foods, Giant of Carlisle, Ciant of Landover and Stop & Shop.
DIRTY SECRETS: Your office space is a hotbed for germs, according to a new study by Clorox that found bacteria levels were dramatically reduced among users who cleaned their work areas with the company's Disinfecting Wipes.
s Tornado is a washer-disinfector for cleaning and disinfecting bedpans, urinals, and other contaminated receptacles without manual labor, The Tornado helps to minimiz the spread of Clostridium difficile and other harmful bacteria associated with washing bedpans.
lTrainers, jockeys, valets, officials and racegoers to enter and leave through disinfection areas and take precautions by disinfecting vehicles and footwear before going to a race meeting.
Each team stresses that the disinfecting benefits of chlorination still appear to far outweigh any potential side effects.