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  • Description
    With more international contributors than ever before, Block’s Disinfection, Sterilization, and Preservation, 6th Edition, is the first new edition in nearly 20 years of the definitive technical manual for anyone involved in physical and chemical disinfection and sterilization methods. The book focuses on disease prevention—rather than eradication—and has been thoroughly updated with new information based on recent advances in the field and understanding of the risks, the technologies available, and the regulatory environments.
    • International authorship has expanded, and editors and contributors have extensive backgrounds in antimicrobial control of infection risks.
    • Discusses new understandings of microbes and how to manage them through disinfection and prevention.
    • Content addresses chemical types of disinfectants/sterilants, physical disinfection/sterilization technologies, test methodologies, and more.
    • eBook features a selection of full-color figures.
    • Ideal for academic investigation as well as for practical use across industrial and regulatory applications. 
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  • Specs
    Edition
    6
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781496381491
    Product Format
    HC-Printed Cover
    Trim Size
    8 3/8 x 10 7/8
    Pages
    1480
    Table
    380
    Edition
    6
    Publication Date
    August 12, 2020
    Weight
    7.4
  • Gerald McDonnell
  • Table of contents
    Contents
    C o n t r i b u t o r s v i i i
    P r e f a c e x v i
    PART I: INTRODUCTION
    1. Historical Perspective . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
    Eamonn V . Hoxey
    2. Defi nition of Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
    Gerald McDonnell
    PART II: FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF
    ACTIVITY
    3. Microorganisms and Resistance . . . . . . . . .23
    Gerald McDonnell
    4. Bacterial Resistance to Biocides . . . . . . . . .44
    Jean-Yves Maillard
    5. Principles of Antimicrobial Activity. . . . . . .68
    Gerald McDonnell and Joyce M. Hansen
    6. The Impact of Formulary Components
    on Antimicrobial Products. . . . . . . . . . . . .120
    Peter A. Burke and José A. Ramirez
    7. Kinetics of the Inactivation of
    Microorganisms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .140
    Alfredo C. Rodríguez
    8. Importance and Processes of
    Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .160
    Rizwan Sharnez
    PART III: DISINFECTION BY
    ANTIMICROBIAL TYPES
    9. Ultraviolet Disinfection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .171
    Ernest R. Blatchley III and Thomas P . Coohill
    10. Nonionizing Radiation: Microwave
    Radiation, Infrared Radiation, and
    Pulsed Light. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .192
    Mark A. Smith
    11. Microbial Inactivation Kinetics and
    Heat Disinfection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .205
    Patrick J. McCormick, James J. Kaiser, and
    Michael J. Schoene
    12. Acids and Alkalis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .243
    Md Ramim Tanver Rahman, Luyan Z. Ma, and
    Mohammad Shafi ur Rahman
    13. Antimicrobial Dyes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .252
    Mark Wainwright
    14. Essential Oils. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .268
    Katherine A. Hammer and Christine F . Carson
    15. Chlorine and Chlorine Compounds . . . . .280
    Nancy A. Falk, Marisa Macnaughtan, Atefeh Taheri, and
    William McCormick
    16. Iodine and Iodine-Containing
    Compounds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .306
    Paul L. Bigliardi, Maren Eggers, Marc Cataldo, Ram Kapil,
    Manjunath Shet, and Michael K. Pugsley
    17. Bromine and Bromine-Releasing
    Biocides. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .332
    Jonathan N. Howarth and Michael S. Harveyvi Contents
    34. Plasma Sterilization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .702
    Akikazu Sakudo, Hideharu Shintani, and
    Yagyu Yoshihito
    35. Nitrogen Dioxide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .726
    David Opie and Evan Goulet
    36. Formaldehyde . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756
    Allan Bennett and Thomas Pottage
    PART V: PRESERVATION
    37. Prevention of Infection From
    Food and Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765
    Christon J. Hurst and Gerald McDonnell
    38. Preservation of Industrial
    Products and Processes . . . . . . . . . . . . . .780
    Tony A. Rook
    39. Preservation of Pharmaceutical
    Dosage Forms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .795
    Patrick J. Crowley and David P . Elder
    40. Cosmetic Preservatives and
    Preservation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .822
    Philip A. Geis
    41. Sterile Packaging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .835
    Thierry Wagner, Dan B. Floyd, Michael H. Scholla, and
    Jane E. Severin
    PART VI: MEDICAL AND HEALTH-
    RELATED APPLICATIONS
    42. Hand Hygiene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .859
    Günter Kampf
    43. Surgical Antisepsis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .879
    Gerald McDonnell
    44. Infection Prevention for
    Skin and Burns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .899
    Gerald McDonnell
    45. Oral and Mucous Membrane
    Treatments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .916
    Prerna Gopal and Lipika Gopal Chugh
    46. Laundry Hygiene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .930
    Dirk P . Bockmühl and Marlitt Honisch
    47. Processing of Reusable Medical
    Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .938
    Emily Mitzel
    48. Targeted Decontamination of
    Environmental Surfaces in
    Everyday Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .960
    Elizabeth A. Scott, Elizabeth Bruning, and
    Mohammad Khalid Ijaz
    18. Peroxygen Compounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . .352
    John Matta, Maruti Sinha, Kris Murphy, and
    Suranjan Roychowdhury
    19. Alcohols. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .384
    Günter Kampf and James W. Arbogast
    20. Phenolic Compounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .408
    Sarah de Szalay and John A. Diemer
    21. Surface-Active Agents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .437
    John J. Merianos and Gerald McDonnell
    22. Chlorhexidine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .477
    Vinod P . Menon
    23. Aldehydes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .507
    Stephen A. Kelly, Sean P . Gorman, and
    Brendan F . Gilmore
    24. Copper Alloy Surfaces Kill Bacteria and
    Reduce Infections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .538
    James H. Michel, Harold T. Michels, and
    Corinne A. Michels
    25. Silver and Silver Nanoparticles . . . . . . . . .549
    Jean-Yves Maillard and Philippe Hartemann
    26. Peptides, Enzymes, and
    Bacteriophages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .559
    Suzana Meira Ribeiro, Osmar Nascimento Silva,
    Bruna de Oliveira Costa, and Octávio Luiz Franco
    27. Chlorine Dioxide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .570
    Zhao Chen and Mark A. Czarneski
    PART IV: STERILIZATION BY
    ANTIMICROBIAL TYPES
    28. Sterilization and Depyrogenation
    by Heat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .589
    Daniel L. Prince and Derek J. Prince
    29. Sterilization and Preservation by
    Radiation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .609
    John R. Logar and Elaine Daniell
    30. Sterile Filtration of Liquids and Gases . . .630
    Kerry Roche Lentine and Richard V . Levy
    31. Ethylene Oxide Sterilization . . . . . . . . . . .660
    Craig A. Wallace
    32. Disinfection and Sterilization With
    Hydrogen Peroxide. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .671
    Randal W. Eveland
    33. Disinfection and Sterilization
    Using Ozone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .684
    Linda K. Weavers, G. B. Wickramanayake,
    Mikhail Shifrin, and Gerald McDonnellContents vii
    62. Standard Microbiological Methods for
    Antimicrobial Products in
    North America. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1252
    Scott Steinagel and Elaine Black
    63. Antimicrobial Test Methods in the
    European Union . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1269
    Lionel Pineau
    64. Bioburden Assessment and
    Tests for Sterility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1277
    Martell Winters and Trabue Bryans
    65. Biological Indicators, Chemical
    Indicators, and Parametric Release . . . .1297
    Richard Bancroft
    PART IX: MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
    66. Bacterial Endotoxin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1307
    Kimbrell R. Darnell and Amy Jo Karren
    67. Biofi lm and Biofi lm Control. . . . . . . . . . .1320
    Joey S. Lockhart, Andre G. Buret, and Douglas W. Morck
    68. Prions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1337
    Kurt Giles, Amanda L. Woerman, and Stanley B. Prusiner
    69. Fungal Contamination in the Built
    Environment: Shipping and Storage. . . .1352
    Daniel L. Price and Donald G. Ahearn
    70. Regulation of Preservation,
    Disinfection, and Sterilization Agents,
    Equipment, and Processes . . . . . . . . . . .1360
    Eric L. Dewhurst, Helen E. Forsdyke, and Eamonn V . Hoxey
    71. Federal Regulation of Liquid
    Chemical Germicides and Healthcare
    Sterilization by the US Food and Drug
    Administration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1379
    Elizabeth Claverie-Williams, Steven Elliott,
    Clarence Murray III, and Elaine Mayhall
    72. Regulation of Antimicrobial
    Pesticides by the US Environmental
    Protection Agency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1380
    Stephen F . Tomasino, Tajah L. Blackburn, and
    Jacqueline L. Hardy
    73. Antimicrobial Surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1387
    Nicola J. Irwin, Colin P . McCoy, Matthew P . Wylie,
    and Sean P . Gorman
    74. Nanotechnology for Disinfection and
    Sterilization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1404
    David W. Hobson
    S u b je c t I n dex 1419
    49. Basic Principles of Infection
    Prevention and Control. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .979
    Charles Edmiston Jr and Gwen Borlaug
    50. Disinfection and Sterilization of
    Living and Scaffold Tissue Engineered
    Medical Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .994
    Kelvin G.M. Brockbank and Alyce Linthurst Jones
    51. Sterilization, Disinfection, and
    Asepsis in Dentistry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1008
    Chris H. Miller and Charles John Palenik
    52. Disinfection and Biosecurity in the
    Prevention and Control of Disease in
    Veterinary Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1034
    Patrick J. Quinn, Bryan K. Markey, Finola C. Leonard,
    and Eamonn S. FitzPatrick
    53. Disinfection of Contact Lenses . . . . . . . .1107
    Manal M. Gabriel and Donald G. Ahearn
    54. Infectious Waste Management,
    Treatment, and Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . 1125
    Lawrence G. Doucet
    55. Reprocessing and Remanufacturing of
    Single-Use Medical Devices . . . . . . . . . .1145
    D. J. Vukelich
    PART VII: INDUSTRIAL AND RESEARCH
    APPLICATIONS
    56. Food- and Waterborne
    Microorganisms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1153
    Gerald McDonnell
    57. Groundwater Purifi cation . . . . . . . . . . . 1183
    Nicholas P . Cheremisinoff and Chris Brown
    58. Aseptic Processing and Facilities
    for the Control of Microbial
    Contamination. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1200
    James E. Akers Jr
    59. Safe Handling of Biological
    Agents in the Laboratory . . . . . . . . . . . .1214
    Alan J. Beswick, Brian Crook, and
    Catherine Makison Booth
    60. Control and Monitoring of
    Microbiological Quality in Nonsterile
    Manufacturing Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . .1229
    Amy Jo Karren
    PART VIII: METHODS OF TESTING
    61. Disinfectant Effi cacy Testing . . . . . . . . . .1241
    Dan Klein
  • Features
    • International authorship has expanded, and editors and contributors have extensive backgrounds in antimicrobial control of infection risks.
    • Discusses new understandings of microbes and how to manage them through disinfection and prevention.
    • Content addresses chemical types of disinfectants/sterilants, physical disinfection/sterilization technologies, test methodologies, and more.
    • eBook features a selection of full-color figures.
    • Ideal for academic investigation as well as for practical use across industrial and regulatory applications. 
     

    Enrich Your Ebook Reading Experience

    • Read directly on your preferred device(s),such as computer, tablet, or smartphone.
    • Easily convert to audiobook,powering your content with natural language text-to-speech. 
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