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Table 3 Activity of Sterillium® Comfort Gel against 11 emerging bacterial pathogens (15 s exposure time).

From: Comprehensive bactericidal activity of an ethanol-based hand gel in 15 seconds

Bacterial species Lowest RF
Acinetobacter baumannii MDR 6.45
Clostridium difficile (vegetative cell form) 5.34
Enterococcus faecalis VRE 7.15
Enterococcus faecium VRE 6.70
Escherichia coli 0157:H7 6.48
Escherichia coli MDR 6.58
Klebsiella pneumoniae MDR 6.45
Pseudomonas aeruginosa MDR 7.22
Staphylococcus aureus VISA 6.38
Staphylococcus epidermidis VISE 6.70
Streptococcus pneumoniae PRSP 5.38
  1. Experiments were performed according to the US tentative final monograph; presentation of the lowest reduction factor (RF) of four replicate experiments for each test strain.