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Most household cleaners remove peanut allergens, Hopkins study shows
...sol sanitizing wipes and Target brand cleaner with bleach
in removing a teaspoon of peanut butter from a clean table. All cleaning techniques except dishwashing soap removed the allergen; dish soap left residual Ara h 1 on 4 of 12 samples. The Hopkins researchers sampled various surfaces in six schools and...
Avian influenza outbreaks create concern about human infection Mayo Clinic researchers warn
...minute) or common disinfectants such as alcohol or bleach
for inanimate objects contaminated by the virus. All hospitalized patients diagnosed as having or being evaluated for avian influenza should be isolated for 14 days after onset of symptoms, until an alternative diagnosis is established, or until diag...
A common cleanser is cheaper and faster way to separate DNA for genetic analysis
...r scientists have found that substituting a simple bleach
solution for more complex tools makes a DNA separation technique called electrophoresis five times faster and less costly. Reported in the February issue of BioTechniques , the scientists say that using the compound sodium boric acid in DNA electro...
Sandia-developed foam likely would stop SARS virus quickly, Sandia/Kansas State team shows
... toxic than other decontamination products such as bleach
or ammonia, even more benign, she says. Currently no disinfectant products are registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) specifically for killing the SARS virus on surfaces. Two commercially available versions of the Sandia formulatio...
Bleach-producing enzyme found to modulate blood vessel dilation during inflammation
... enzyme that stimulates the production of chlorine bleach
in cells to kill bacteria and other invading patho...gulf bacteria and other foreign organisms. Just as bleach
disinfects kitchens and bathrooms, this enzyme is released from storage sites within the white blood...
War on bacteria could leave drug-resistant strains unchecked
... that leave no residues, such as alcohol, chlorine bleach
and hydrogen peroxide, as well as time-tested soap and hot water. Strong antibacterial cleansers make sense only when someone in the household is seriously ill or has low immunity, he added. Then, caregivers should wash their hands for at least a m...