tuberculocidal


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Related to tuberculocidal: tuberculocidal disinfectant, tubercle bacilli
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tu·ber·cu·lo·ci·dal

a. tuberculocida, que destruye el bacilo de la tuberculosis.
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Intermediate-level disinfectants (i.e., those that include a tuberculocidal claim) should be selected when cleaning and disinfecting surfaces contaminated with blood or other potentially infectious material (OPIM).
For example, a surface disinfectant may have a contact or kill time for hepatitis B virus of one to three minutes; however, its tuberculocidal contact time may be ten minutes.
To be effective as a disinfectant, eco-friendly products must be virucidal, bactericidal, fungicidal, and tuberculocidal.
Custom acrylic resin -- Discard after intraoral use in a patient; disinfect with tuberculocidal hospital disinfectant for reuse during the same patient's next visit.
The EPA has classified Excelyte as a tuberculocidal hospital disinfectant effective against MRSA, Pseudomonas, HIV, H1N1, Salmonella, E.
In Group PD, scant growth of predominantly skin flora replicates results from other studies, showing that isopropyl alcohol at 60 to 90% strength is an effective intermediate level disinfectant within ten seconds of application, as it is highly bactericidal, tuberculocidal, fungicidal and virucidal (12,23).
Iodine was introduced into endodontics in 1979, povidone iodine is observed to be an antiseptic against a wide range of microbes.20 Iodine has been revealed to be bactericidal, fungicidal, tuberculocidal, virucidal and sporocidal and degrades proteins, nucleotides and fatty acids, leading to cell death.11The benefit of iodine over other irrigants is that 2 Percent preparations of iodine potassium iodide use in endodontics are shown to be less irritating and poisonous, but more rapidly reduc- ing the bacterial load than a calcium hydroxide inter- appointment dressing.1,11 At 2 Percent concentration IKI needs 1-2 hours to stop development of E-faecalis and C-albicans which are frequently correlated with per- sistent endodontic disease.20
For example, Hype-Wipes are tubercu-locidal at one minute, whereas many quat-based products require five minutes or more to kill TB, and most alcohol products are not tuberculocidal. Hype-Wipes[R] are also effective against Hepatitis B and C, as well as several other viruses and bacteria at one minute.
Phenolic disinfectants provide bactericidal, fungicidal, and tuberculocidal properties.