Introducing the program

A good cleaning and disinfection program will help to:

 

► Deter and prevent the introduction of harmful organisms

► Control environmental pathogens

► Reduce and prevent the transmission of infectious diseases

► Improve safety for humans and animals within the clinic

 


 

 

 


WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS PROGRAM?

 

We will review the following topics:

 

  • ► Organic contamination and mineral deposits
  • ► The importance of using a cleaner
  • ► Principles of disinfection
  • ► Cleaning and disinfection steps
  • ► Risk assessment
  • ► Application and equipment
  • ► Frequently asked questions
  • ► Biosecurity references

 

Next ► Principles of cleaning

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

1 ► PRINCIPLES OF CLEANING

Biofilm
Mineral deposits
What is a cleaner?
Selection of an appropriate cleaner

2 ► PRINCIPLES OF DISINFECTION

Sensitivity to disinfectants
All disinfectants are not created equally

3 ► CLEANING AND DISINFECTION STEPS

Removal of organic material
Cleaner application
Disinfection

4 ► CLEANING AND DISINFECTION STEPS FOR ANIMAL HOUSING

Runs and kennels
Cages
Large animal stalls
Calf crates

5 ► RISK ZONES WITHIN THE CLINIC

Low risk
Intermediate risk
High risk

6 ► APPLICATION METHODS

Spraying versus foaming
Equipment
Dedication of equipment by risk zone
Footwear disinfection

7 ► VETOQUINOL CLEANING AND DISINFECTION PRODUCTS

Vetoquinol Cleaners

Biosolve™ Plus
Biosolve™ AFC

Vetoquinol Disinfectants

Virkon®
BioSentry® 904
Clinicide

8 ► FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

9 ► BIOSECURITY REFERENCES

 

 

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