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Efficiency tests on a series of common skin antiseptics under ward conditions
  1. P. E. Verdon
  1. Portsmouth and Isle of Wight Pathological Service

    Abstract

    Bacteriological trials were carried out on 11 different skin disinfecting agents to ascertain their relative efficiencies under ward conditions. A statistical analysis of the results is given. Of the antiseptics used, 5% Laurolinium appeared to be the most effective and has been adopted for routine use in the wards.

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