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Name: Johnna
Status: Other
Age: 50s
Location: N/A
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Date: March 2004


Question:
Which is more effective as a disinfectant-ethanol or isopropyl alcohol. We use it to spray all surfaces of our lab before manipulating blood specimens to isolate MNC's. We are trying to decrease the amount of contamination from bacteria and viruses.



Replies:
I believe 70 percent alcohol of either type will work well.

Peter Faletra


We use a 15% bleach solution.

Steve Sample



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