Comparing the disinfecting efficacies of Micro 10, Deconex, Alprocid and Microzid af on the microorganisms on radiographic equipments

Fatemeh Ezzoddini Ardakani, Jamshid Ayatollahi, Zahed Mohammadi, Fatemeh Ayatollahi & Behnaz Behniafar
Background and aims. The exposure and processing of dental radiographs are not routinely associated with the spatter of blood or saliva; however, infection control is still an issue resulting from contaminated equipment, supplies, film packets or cassettes. This study aimed at comparing the efficacy of four commercially available disinfectants on microorganisms present on the equipment of radiology department. Materials and methods. Samples from twelve sites of the radiology department were collected using a sterile swab...