The Immunomodulatory, Antimicrobial and Bactericidal Efficacy of Commonly Used Commercial Household Disinfectants, Sterilizers and Antiseptics in Vitro: Putative Anti-Inflammatory Infection Control Mechanisms and Comparative Biochemical Analysis of the Microbial Growth of Gram-Positive Bacteria

Niveen M. Masri, Lama B. Hanbali, Ahmad H. Kamar, Lana M.S. Kanafani, Mohamed B. Hanbali, John J. Haddad
2013 American Journal of Medical and Biological Research  
Immunomodulatory/anti-inflammatory and microbial infection control means are major benchmarks that characterize the spiral evolution of awareness of public health safety in modern society. This issue is substantiated with burgeoning number of cases of microbial contamination and/or infection in myriad healthcare settings, at the hospital, and even at home. This study investigates the antimicrobial/bactericidal effects of commercially available disinfectants, sterilizers, antiseptics, and
more » ... xidine-containing detergents on the growth of saprophytic and pathogenic gram-positive bacteria in vitro.
doi:10.12691/ajmbr-1-4-4 fatcat:g64aqkjclfhszlvrxhxeiuje4m