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Table 1 Zones of inhibition (ZIs) of tested wipes. In vitro antimicrobial efficacy showing median (95% CI) of the zones of inhibition (ZIs) (mm; Con = confluent growth) of the chlorhexidine (CHX) wipes, acetic acid/boric acid (AABA) wipes, paper towel and cleansing wipes (MSSP = meticillin-susceptible S. pseudintermedius; MRSP = meticillin-resistant S. pseudintermedius; EC = E. coli; ESBL-EC = extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing E. coli; PA = Pseudomonas aeruginosa; MP = Malassezia pachydermatis; n = 11 [10 clinical isolates and 1 Public Health England National Collection of Types Culture (NCTC) and Public Health England National Collection of Pathogenic Fungi (NCPF reference isolates])

From: A pilot study of the in vitro antimicrobial activity and in vivo residual activity of chlorhexidine and acetic acid/boric acid impregnated cleansing wipes

  MP MSSP MRSP EC ESBL-EC PA
CHX wipes 48.0
(47.0-49.0
15.6
(14.2-17.0)
14.0
(13.6-14.4)
13.6
(12.0-15.2)
10.0
(9.4-10.6)
Con
AABA wipes Con Con Con Con Con Con
Cleansing wipes 12
(8.2-15.8)
Con Con Con Con Con
Paper towel Con Con Con Con Con Con