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  1. Inactivation of respiratory syncytial virus by detergents and disinfectants.

    Article - En anglais

    The activity of a number of detergents and disinfectants against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) was evaluated in an in vitro assay system.

    Equal volumes of RSV and serial 10-fold dilutions of the test agents were mixed at 4oC for 5 minutes.

    The RSV titer in each mixture was compared with that of untreated RSV alone.

    In 14 experiments with input RSV titers ranging from 2.6x103 to 2x107 plaque-forming units/ ml, a 10-fold dilution of 5.25% sodium hypochlorite (generic bleach) inactivated (>=3-log reduction in titer) the virus.

    With lower RSV titers inactivation was also observed at a 100-fold dilution of bleach.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Détergent, Virus respiratoire syncytial, Pneumovirus, Paramyxoviridae, Virus, Désinfectant, Hygiène, Hôpital, Inactivation, Cytotoxicité, Etude comparative, In vitro

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Detergent, Respiratory syncytial virus, Pneumovirus, Paramyxoviridae, Virus, Disinfecting agent, Hygiene, Hospital, Inactivation, Cytotoxicity, Comparative study, In vitro

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0571488

    Code Inist : 002B02S03. Création : 199406.