Chemical Control

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Author:
Sypes
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263503
Filename:
Chemical Control
Updated:
2014-02-23 13:53:00
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Microbiology
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Microbiology- Chemical Control of Microorganisms
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  1. Chemical agent used on inanimate objects
    Disinfectant
  2. Can safely be used externally on living tissue to destroy microbes or inhibit growth
    Antiseptic
  3. The killing or removal of all microbes in a material or on an object
    Sterilization
  4. There are no living organisms in or on a material
    Sterility
  5. Reduction of the number of pathogenic microbes to the point where they pose no danger of disease
    Disinfection
  6. Chemical agent typically used on food- handling equipment to reduce bacterial number to meet health standards
    Sanitizer
  7. Agent capable of killing microbes rapidly; may kill or inhibit growth
    Germicide
  8. Agent that kills bacteria (most do not kill spores)
    Bactericide
  9. Agent that inactivates viruses
    Viricide
  10. Agent that kills fungi
    Fungicide
  11. Agent that kills bacterial endospores or fungal spores
    Sporocide
  12. Chemical agents alter the protein structure of microbes
    Denaturation
  13. Substances disrupt and dissolve lipid membranes
    Surfactants

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