Physical Disinfection methods – Liquid chemical methods

Liquid chemical method is the most frequently utilized method in our hospital system and multiple germicidal agents exist in liquid form. This method requires many controls during execution. Since it is a method that is carried out for the most part manually, all stages of the protocol recommended by the manufacturer and validated should be followed closely. Deficiencies in the disinfection process can result in serious infectious or inflammatory complications in patients who come into contact with these articles.

The principal disinfectants used in the hospital area are: orthophthaldehyde, glutaraldehyde, chlorine and chlorinated compounds, formaldehyde, hydrogen peroxide, peracetic acid, phenols and quaternary ammoniums.

It is important to mention that not all disinfectants are available in all countries.

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Sterilization manual for health centers

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Factors that affect the effectiveness of the disinfection process

Factors affecting the efficacy of sterilization.

Resistance of microorganisms

Basic guidelines for disinfection and sterilization

Techniques for opening sterile packages