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Q&A: Disinfectants, Antibacterials and Antibiotic Resistance

This information sheet gives answers to some of the commonly asked questions about whether there might be a link between use of disinfectants and antibacterials in the home and community and the development of resistance to antibiotics, disinfectants and antibacterials.

This Q and A sheet has been produced for those who work in healthcare professions, the media and others who are looking for background understanding of this issue.

Author: International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene

Download File: Q&A_disinfectants_and_antibiotic_resistance.doc

Published: 16/02/2015

Publication Type: Factsheet

Publisher: IFH