Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Clinical Evidence Summary Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Human papilloma virus (HPV) is the causative agent of cervical and anogenital cancers, with the HPV16 strain responsible for up to 60% of all HPV-associated cancers. Little is known about HPV susceptibility to disinfection. Researchers, using a novel method of virus production, demonstrate how two commonly used disinfectants are unable to inactivate HPV in a liquid suspension test.

For further details, see Infection Control Today

Posted by Tim Sandle

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