Russell, Hugo & Ayliffe's: Principles and Practice of Disinfection, Preservation and Sterilization, 5th Edition

Russell, Hugo & Ayliffe's: Principles and Practice of Disinfection, Preservation and Sterilization, 5th Edition

Editor(s): Adam P. Fraise, Jean-Yves Maillard, Syed A. Sattar

Published Online: 17 DEC 2012 08:14AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444333251

Online ISBN: 9781118425831

DOI: 10.1002/9781118425831

About this Book

The new edition of this established and highly respected text is THE definitive reference in its field. It details methods for the elimination or prevention/control of microbial growth, and features: 

  • New chapters on bioterrorism and community healthcare
  • New chapters on microbicide regulations in the EU, USA and Canada
  • Latest material on microbial resistance to microbicides
  • Updated material on new and emerging technologies, focusing on special problems in hospitals, dentistry and pharmaceutical practice
  • Practical advice on problems of disinfection and antiseptics in healthcare
  • A systematic review of sterilization methods, with uses and advantages outlined for each
  • Evaluation of disinfectants and their mechanisms of action with respect to current regulations

The differences between European and North American regulations are highlighted throughout, making this a truly global work, ideal for worldwide healthcare professionals working in infectious diseases and infection control.

Table of contents

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  1. Section 1: Principles

    1. Chapter 7

      Fungicidal Activity of Microbicides (pages 142–154)

      Sara Fernandes, Marta Simões, Nicolina Dias, Cledir Santos and Nelson Lima

  2. Section 2: Practice

    1. Chapter 15c

      Gaseous Sterilization (pages 306–332)

      Jean-Yves Dusseau1, Patrick Duroselle and Jean Freney

    2. Chapter 19e

      Treated Recreational Water Venues (pages 478–484)

      Darla M. Goeres, Philippe Hartemann and John V. Dadswell

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