What is an antibiotirial and how are antibacterial classified?

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What is an antibiotirial and how are antibacterial classified?

What is an antibiotirial and how are antibacterial classified?

In its broadest definition, an antibacterial is an agent that interferes with the growth and reproduction of bacteria. While antibiotics and antibacterials both attack bacteria, these terms have evolved over the years to mean two different things. Antibacterials are now most commonly described as agents used to disinfect surfaces and eliminate potentially harmful bacteria. Unlike

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Disinfectants, antibacterials and antimicrobial resistance

Disinfectants, antibacterials and antimicrobial resistance

One of the most contentious hygiene issues is consumer use of antibacterial products and the concerns that this may be contributing to the development of antibiotic resistance. A number of expert reports have been commissioned in the last 10 years. These agree that laboratory evidence “does indicate” that use of certain types of microbiocidal products

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What is home and everyday life hygiene?

What is home and everyday life hygiene?

Hygiene is the practices we adopt in our homes and everyday lives to protect ourselves, our families and our friends and colleague from infectious diseases. IFH is unique because it looks at hygiene “holistically” from the point of view of the family, at home and in their everyday lives and the range of actions they

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Using toilets? A clean and healthy start

Using toilets? A clean and healthy start

Using the school toilets for the first time can be daunting for children.

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