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Document ID (ISN)55862
CIS number 91-1023
ISBN(s) 92-4-121202-0
Year 1989
Convention or series no. WHO AIDS Series 2
Title Guidelines on sterilization and disinfection methods effective against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1989. iii, 11p. Bibl.ref. Price: CHF 4.00; USD 3.20.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) disinfection of equipment; disinfectants; immunodeficiency syndrome; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) glutaraldehyde; hydrogen peroxide; ethanol; chloramide; sodium dichloroisocyanurate; safety guides; infectious diseases; virus diseases; sodium hypochlorite; infection control; calcium hypochlorite; isopropyl alcohol
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) HIV/AIDS
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)