Disinfectant choice in feline veterinary hospitals, shelters and cat households

ContentsSynopsisIntroductionDisinfection – Definition and principlesPhysical disinfectionHeat and steamUltraviolet-CChemical DisinfectionEfficacy testing, licensing of biocidesChemical disinfectants for use in Veterinary practicesAlcoholChlorine releaser – Sodium hypochloriteOxidizing agents – Hydrogen peroxidePotassium peroxymonosulfatePeracetic acidAldehydes – ChlorhexidineIodine/iodophorsQuaternary ammonium compounds – Benzalkonium ChlorideSodium bicarbonateAcetic acid (household vinegar)Citric acid (lemon juice)Essential oilsSilver compoundsChemical disinfectants against parasitesToxicity of disinfectants to catsPhenolsReferencesedt August 14, 2015   The Disinfection guidelines were first published … Continue reading Disinfectant choice in feline veterinary hospitals, shelters and cat households