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A substance consisting of iodine and a solubilizing agent that releases free iodine when in solution.

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a substance in which iodine is combined with an agent that renders it soluble, making a solution suitable for use as a disinfectant
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The patients were administered ketamine intravenously and the capsules were gently flushed with normal saline and 0.5% iodophor, and were not damaged.
* cleansing of the skin with a chlorhexidine rather than an iodophor solution
CRKP is resistant to almost all antimicrobial agents, hence it poses a serious threat to public health.[7] Previously reported outbreaks have been associated with the plasmid-encoded KPC.[8] CRKP isolates harboring KPC gene are susceptible only to polymyxins, tigecycline, and few remaining aminoglycosides.[9] CRKP strains contain various drug resistance genes and they have exhibited relatively high resistance to ethyl alcohol, chlorhexidine acetate, and iodophor.[10] There has been a remarkable increase in CRKP cases reported in China since 2010.
Recipient rats were anesthetized with isoflurane, and their left flank was shaved and disinfected with 75% alcohol and iodophor. The kidney was gently squeezed out through a small lumbar incision, and polyethylene tubing was inserted under the kidney capsule.
The right groin was taken as the surgical position, which was shaved and disinfected with iodophor. The midpoint of the groin was incised approximately 1.5 cm, and the subcutaneous tissue and muscle tissue were bluntly dissected, exposing the femoral artery.
Popular sanitizing agents for homebrewers include iodophor and Star San.
The tibia-femoral-patellar articulation area was appropriately prepared, and antisepsis was done by a disinfectant solution containing iodophor, diluted in water as recommended.
Popular sanitizing agents for home brewers are iodophor and Star San.
An iodophor teat dip is recommended as the most effective control measure (Puddle et al., 1986).
The dorsal side was sterilized by iodophor and the surgical operation was performed under sterile conditions.
The 16 individual disinfectants tested were chloramine-T (0.4% w/v), sodium hypochlorite (0.5% w/v), povidone-iodine and iodophor (1% and 0.1% available iodine, respectively), [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] (3% v/v), KMn[O.sub.4] (1% w/v), benzalkonium and cetylpiridinium chlorides (0.02% and 0.1% w/v, respectively), ethanol and isopropanol (70% v/v), Chlorhexidine digluconate (2% v/v), formaldehyde (3.7% v/v), phenol (5% w/v), phosphoric acid (0.45% v/v), zinc sulphate (0.25% w/v) and thimerosal (0.1 w/v).