Yonsei Med J.  2014 Jul;55(4):1152-1156. 10.3349/ymj.2014.55.4.1152.

Hydrogen Peroxide as an Effective Disinfectant for Pasteurella multocida

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  • 1College of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul, Korea. cwkim@korea.ac.kr

Abstract

Pasteurella multocida (P. multocida) infections vary widely, from local infections resulting from animal bites and scratches to general infections. As of yet, no vaccine against P. multocida has been developed, and the most effective way to prevent pathogenic transmission is to clean the host environment using disinfectants. In this study, we identified which disinfectants most effectively inhibited environmental isolates of P. multocida. Three readily available disinfectants were compared: 3% hydrogen peroxide (HP), 70% isopropyl alcohol, and synthetic phenol. In suspension tests and zone inhibition tests, 3% HP was the most promising disinfectant against P. multocida.

Keyword

Pasteurella multocida; human pathogen; environmental isolate; disinfectant; 3% hydrogen peroxide
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