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wicking

Infectious disease Enhanced penetration of liquids, and small pathogens, through minute holes in latex membranes–eg, surgical gloves, which may develop when washed with surfactants, an effect that militates against the re-use of certain materials
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How important are antimicrobial and wicking materials incorporated into today's fabrics?
Without the wicking component it is hard to claim that a product is a performance product.
Therefore, features such as superior wicking and low odor retention properties will not diminish after a few washes.