Results: Envirolyte electrolyzed water was detected to be effective against all yeasts used in the study as well as Candida albicans, Candida tropicalis, Candida parapsilosis, Candida glabrata, Candida krusei, Candida lusitaniae,Trichosporon spp. and mold; Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus niger isolates in the concentrations of 1/1, 1/2, 1/5, 1/10 in 1 minute and other testing durations. Based upon the results we acquired, we believe that Envirolyte electrolyzed water is a cheap and easy to obtain and natural disinfectant for controlling the nosocomial infections.
Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty,Department of Medical Microbiology, Istanbul, Turkey
Ondokuz Mayis University, Medical Faculty, Department of Medical Mikrobiology, Samsun
Samsun Maternity and Children's Hospital Laboratory of Microbiology, Samsun, Turkey