Table 2

Mean log10-reduction of Serratia marcescens with three commercially available hand rubs applied as recommended by the manufacturer
Type of hand rub Applied volume as recommended by manufacturer Mean log10-reduction (ASTM E 2755-10) Mean log10-reduction (ASTM E 1174-06)
Sterillium Comfort Gel 2 ml 2.90 ± 0.33 2.06 ± 0.33
Purell Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer 1.1 ml 1.97 ± 0.45 1.85 ± 0.60
Purell Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Foam 1.1 ml 1.96 ± 0.31 1.60 ± 0.55

Data were obtained according to ASTM E 2755-10 and ASTM E 1174-06 with 12 subjects.

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Kampf et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:472   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-472

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