|Document ID (ISN)||55862|
|Convention or series no.
||WHO AIDS Series 2
||Guidelines on sterilization and disinfection methods effective against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1989. iii, 11p. Bibl.ref. Price: CHF 4.00; USD 3.20.
||This booklet provides complete technical instructions on the methods and chemicals that are most appropriate and effective against HIV in the workplace. Emphasis is given to the use of heat for sterilisation and disinfection.
||disinfection of equipment; disinfectants; immunodeficiency syndrome; WHO
||glutaraldehyde; hydrogen peroxide; ethanol; chloramide; sodium dichloroisocyanurate; safety guides; infectious diseases; virus diseases; sodium hypochlorite; infection control; calcium hypochlorite; isopropyl alcohol
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
||Medicine, hygiene and first aid
|Broad subject area(s)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)