Annals of Clinical Microbiology, The official Journal of the Korean Society of Clinical Microbiology


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pISSN 2288-0585 eISSN 2288-6850

Evaluation of the efficacy of three medical device detergents on bacteria and yeast derived biofilm: a comparative study

Kuenyoul Park, Mi-Na Kim, Heungsup Sung
Background: This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of three medical detergents against bacteria and yeast-derived biofilms. Methods: The biofilm removal efficacy of EmpowerTM (Metrex, USA), CidezymeTM (Johnson and Johnson Medical Inc, USA), and Matrix mintTM (Whiteley Medical, Australia) were compared to that of chlorine bleach….