Accession Number : AD0472300


Title :   DISINFECTION OF A HOSPITAL OPERATING ROOM AND 5-BED WARD WITH BETA-PROPIOLACTONE


Corporate Author : ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD


Personal Author(s) : Barbeito, Manuel S


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/472300.pdf


Report Date : Oct 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 21


Abstract : Beta-propiolactone was used to disinfect a community hospital ward and operating room following their potential contamination with clostridial organisms. A description of the hospital's physical facilities and the methods employed to accomplish the disinfection are reported.


Descriptors :   *CLOSTRIDIUM , *GERMICIDES , LACTONES , BEDDING , INFECTIOUS DISEASES , DECONTAMINATION , SURGERY


Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
      Microbiology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE