Journal Article

Efficacy of dental unit disinfectants against <i>Candida</i> spp. and <i>Hartmannella vermiformis</i>

Vanessa Barbot, Damien Costa, Marie Deborde and Christine Imbert

in Pathogens and Disease

Volume 70, issue 3, pages 289-296
Published in print April 2014 |
Published online April 2014 | e-ISSN: 2049-632X | DOI:

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Candida and Hartmannella growing in mixed biofilms would be less susceptible than single-species biofilms and than mixed planktonic cultivations to chemical treatments used for disinfection of dental unit waterlines.

Keywords: yeasts; free-living amoebae; tap water; biofilm; disinfection

Journal Article.  5073 words.  Illustrated.

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