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antimicrobial agent

[‚an·tē‚mī′krōb·ē·əl ‚ā·jənt]
(microbiology)
A chemical compound that either destroys or inhibits the growth of microscopic and submicroscopic organisms.
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BI-OMEA(r), Devan's recently rebranded antimicrobial solution, has been launched with interesting extra features.
The guest editorial by Brink, Schoeman and Muttingh [6] published in the May 2017 issue of the SAMJ correctly emphasised a current barrier to the implementation of antimicrobial stewardship in SA: a lack of undergraduate antimicrobial stewardship training for prescribers.
Consumers may feel a misplaced confidence in antimicrobial products, in part because of confusing and in some instances misleading marketing materials made possible by the extremely complex regulations governing antimicrobials in building products," Perkins+Will notes in a white paper about the research.
The participants in this effort include the companies that make antimicrobials; paint manufacturers, who add antimicrobials to their products; users of paints containing antimicrobials, who have come to expect the efficacy of these products to protect the painted surface and maintain desired conditions; and the government agencies charged with protecting public health and the environment, who provide oversight and continued scrutiny of the safety and effectiveness of antimicrobial product use in paints and coatings.
Policies that drive antimicrobial drug use, or lack of use, in animals can have profound effects on the health of the world's population, the health of the agricultural industry, and the world's food supply.
Explain which antimicrobial stewardship strategies may be effective in the hemodialysis setting.
KEY WORDS: Antimicrobial stewardship, Anti-Infective agents, Drug resistance, Malaysia, Rural hospital.
The researchers evaluated antimicrobial efficacy against Listeria innocua on the surface of the sliced sausages over 24 days of storage at 6 C.
The interior surfaces of cars, truck, aircraft and marine vessels present additional opportunities for smart antimicrobial surfaces.
Antimicrobial additives market segmentation on the basis of geography includes regions such as North America, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific and RoW (Rest of the World).