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Synonyms for antimicrobial

an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease

capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms


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The brand line consists of their well-known, but recently rebranded quat-silane antimicrobial solution, combined with extra features.
The white paper also cites CDC research concluding that no data supports antimicrobial additives in hospital products as part of an infection control strategy, while the FDA drew a similar conclusion about the health benefits of antimicrobial hand soaps.
The paint and coatings industry acknowledges the need to maintain proper safeguards when using antimicrobials, and cites a long history of effective collaboration with government to protect public health and the environment, and ensure effective policies for antimicrobial use that support continued availability.
Antimicrobial drugs are used to raise all types of food-producing animals, but detailed drug use data are still lacking, making efforts to change drug use practices particularly challenging.
Evaluate the literature supporting antimicrobial stewardship in the hemodialysis population.
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The combination of antimicrobials with different solubility would facilitate the protecting effects of food ingredients on microorganisms, essentially helping to lower any antimicrobial activity.
Karandlkar and Gibbins developed an antimicrobial polyurethane foam that is formed from a multi-functional isocyanate, an aqueous polyol, an antimicrobial metal, and a complexing agent.
Self-cleaning adds to the antimicrobial effect by washing away microbes, while self-repair of cracks gives microbes no place to hide.
Companies use antimicrobial additives in their products to increase the durability of commercial and residential buildings, electronics and automotive paints.
AS THE COSMETIC and personal care marketplaces continue to respond to the demand for more natural and ecologically friendly ingredients, including antimicrobial agents, cosmetic chemists must learn to adapt to the idiosyncrasies of the wide range of choices available today to satisfy the consumer's wishes.
The purpose of this research was to determine (i) the prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli from cattle and surface water in the Factory Creek watershed in Sumter County, and (ii) the susceptibility levels of commonly used antimicrobial agents against E.
Entitled One health," the conclusions focus on the impact of antimicrobial resistance in the human health sector and in the veterinary sector.