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Efficacy of Novel Alcohol-Based Hand Rub Products at Typical In-Use Volumes

  • David R. Macinga (a1) (a2), Sarah L. Edmonds (a1), Esther Campbell (a3), David J. Shumaker (a2) and James W. Arbogast (a1)...

In vivo efficacies of 2 alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) products (gel and foam) were evaluated at a volume of 1.1 mL. Both met US Food and Drug Administration log10 reduction requirements after a single application and 10 consecutive applications. This is the first study to identify ABHR formulations capable of meeting efficacy requirements with a single-dispenser actuation.

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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
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