chemical disinfectants

Swine flu test needs BSL-2 facility

August 12th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) While the rash of swine flu cases is making many argue that private laboratories should be allowed to conduct tests for the presence of the H1N1 virus, ... Read more...

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Chemicals used to pure drinking water create toxic by-products

April 1st, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Chemical disinfectants used to make water safe to drink react with organic material in it, and yield toxic consequences, say researchers.Michael Plewa, a geneticist at the University ... Read more...

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Soap as good as disinfectant

April 28th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 28 (IANS) A study has dispelled myths about the need for daily use of chemical disinfectants in childcare centres. Swinburne Faculty of Life and Social Sciences researchers, Louise Dunn and ... Read more...

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