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Hydrogen peroxide and sodium hypochlorite disinfectants are more effective against Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms than quaternary ammonium compounds

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Caitlinn B. Lineback, Carine A. Nkemngong, Sophie Tongyu Wu, Xiaobao Li, Peter J. Teska and Haley F. Oliver Eight disinfectants, including accelerated hydrogen peroxide®, regular hydrogen peroxide and quaternary ammonium compound (QUAT)-based products were tested against Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) biofilms. The sodium hypochlorite and hydrogen peroxide-based products effectively decontaminated biofilms, whereas QUAT-based products did not.

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