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Chemical disinfection in the prevention of infection in hospital
  1. W. A. Gillespie
  1. Royal Infirmary, Bristol


    Much cross-infection can be prevented by using chemical disinfectants to reduce the numbers of pathogens in sources such as superficial lesions and carrier sites, and by interrupting routes of spread. Examples are given to show the value of using disinfectants in the light of epidemiological knowledge.

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