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disinfect

 [dis″in-fekt´]
to free from pathogenic organisms, or to render them inert.

dis·in·fect

(dis'in-fekt'),
To destroy pathogenic microorganisms in or on any substance or to inhibit their growth and vital activity.

disinfect

(dĭs′ĭn-fĕkt′)
tr.v. disin·fected, disin·fecting, disin·fects
To cleanse so as to destroy or prevent the growth of disease-carrying microorganisms: disinfect a wound.

dis′in·fec′tion n.

dis·in·fect

(dis-in-fekt')
To destroy pathogenic microorganisms in or on any substance or to inhibit their growth and vital activity.

dis·in·fect

(dis-in-fekt')
To destroy pathogenic microorganisms in or on any substance or to inhibit their growth and vital activity.
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* Whether you're washing, freshening or disinfecting with bleach, afterwards you'll need to rinse the system thoroughly with clean water.
To help stop the germ cycle, use Clorox[R] Disinfecting Wipes to kill germs on telephones, doorknobs, light switches, TV remote controls and any other frequently touched surfaces.
Common accessories would be an anti-scald or "thermoscopic" mix valve to dispense water to the tub fill and the shower wand, a hand-held shower wand with flexible hose, whirlpool jets or air jets for hydrotherapy, and possibly some means of automatically disinfecting the system.
According to an airline spokesperson, the carrier is routinely disinfecting all aircraft travelling to Russia from China, Vietnam, India and Canada in an attempt to stop the spread of the disease.
In recent years, partly in response to concerns about the transmission of variant CJD via reusable surgical instruments; and also with regard to the risk associated with hospital acquired infections (HAI) in patients; the guidance relating to cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing has become more rigorous.
Although ultraviolet light and ozone can be used very effectively to disinfect water, these alone are not typically accepted methods of distribution system disinfection since once the water has passed the treatment units, there is no remaining disinfecting agent in the water.
contaminants from cleaning and disinfecting agents, unlike the standard
Use a non-ammonia cleaner, as ammonia can interact with disinfecting bleach to create toxic chlorine gas.
News of the relaxation of disinfecting procedures comes in time for Sunday's meeting at Alnwick, the first meeting of the year in Northumberland.
The Riebesam glass washers are designed to meet specific demand for a peak quality range of laboratory cleaning, disinfecting and drying machines ranging from under the counter units to high capacity uprights.
Detailed information on disinfecting wells, floods and safe drinking water is available on the Internet at www.extension.umn.edu.
But it could be many months before farms re-stock after the cleaning and disinfecting of 600 farms in the south-west is completed.