Veterinarians: Disinfectant Resources

Disinfection protocols, when implemented correctly, can be a cost-effective means of reducing pathogenic organisms and are an important step in any biological risk management program. Development and implementation of a step-by-step disinfection protocol for the control and prevention of infectious disease has become essential for farms and veterinary clinics.

These references will provide an overview of:

  • Considerations necessary when choosing a disinfectant and developing a disinfection protocol
  • Various classes of disinfectants and their advantages and disadvantages
  • Important information found on disinfectant labels
  • Essential steps of an effective disinfection protocol