Inactivation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 by WHO-Recommended Hand Rub Formulations and Alcohols.

Kratzel, Annika; Todt, Daniel; V'kovski, Philip; Steiner, Silvio; Gultom, Mitra; Tran, Thi Nhu Thao; Ebert, Nadine; Holwerda, Melle; Steinmann, Jörg; Niemeyer, Daniela; Dijkman, Ronald; Kampf, Günter; Drosten, Christian; Steinmann, Eike; Thiel, Volker; Pfaender, Stephanie (2020). Inactivation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 by WHO-Recommended Hand Rub Formulations and Alcohols. Emerging infectious diseases, 26(7), pp. 1592-1595. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 10.3201/eid2607.200915

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Infection control instructions call for use of alcohol-based hand rub solutions to inactivate severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. We determined the virucidal activity of World Health Organization-recommended hand rub formulations, at full strength and multiple dilutions, and of the active ingredients. All disinfectants demonstrated efficient virus inactivation.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathobiology (DIP) > Institute of Virology and Immunology
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathobiology (DIP)

Graduate School:

Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences (GCB)

UniBE Contributor:

Kratzel, Annika; V'kovski, Philip; Steiner, Silvio; Gultom, Mitra Lovelin; Tran, Thi Nhu Thao; Ebert, Nadine; Holwerda, Melle; Dijkman, Ronald; Thiel, Volker Earl and Pfänder, Stephanie

Subjects:

500 Science > 570 Life sciences; biology
600 Technology > 630 Agriculture

ISSN:

1080-6059

Publisher:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Language:

English

Submitter:

Ronald Dijkman

Date Deposited:

11 Jan 2021 11:26

Last Modified:

11 Jan 2021 11:26

Publisher DOI:

10.3201/eid2607.200915

PubMed ID:

32284092

Uncontrolled Keywords:

2-propanol 2019 novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 SARS SARS-CoV-2 World Health Organization coronavirus coronavirus disease ethanol hand sanitizer respiratory infections severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 viruses zoonoses

BORIS DOI:

10.48350/151143

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/151143

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