Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 12 - Sterilization and Disinfection - Self Quiz - Page 370: 11


(e) All of these

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Iodine, Chlorine, Iodophores and Bromine are antimicrobial halogens. Antimicrobial halogens oxidize cell components in the absence of organic matter. Chlorine is used to kill pathogens in water while iodine is used as skin antiseptics. Bromine is usually used in its gaseous state and used to fumigate soils.
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