Destruction of Virulent Material and disinfection of everything contaminated by it.
After disinfection, the hands should be washed in plain water and soap.
The temperature necessary to kill the bacillus is not great, and this simple method of disinfection should prove efficacious.
Therefore, with the body, chemical means for disinfection must be employed.
He made the suggestion that the arc light might be used for the disinfection of hospitals and railway carriages.
All these "catching" diseases are germ diseases, which disinfection can eliminate.
The various ways in which heat may be used for disinfection are burning, dry heat, boiling, and steam.
Prompt removal of the disease and disinfection of the center.
Some cities now compel the disinfection of premises occupied by tuberculous persons after their removal.
Finally the floor was cleared, and the place closed up for disinfection.
disinfect dis·in·fect (dĭs'ĭn-fěkt')
v. dis·in·fect·ed, dis·in·fect·ing, dis·in·fects
To cleanse something so as to destroy or prevent the growth of disease-carrying microorganisms.