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Antimicrobial Fabrics and Textiles

By Benjamin D. Tanner, Ph.D. - President and CEO, Antimicrobial Test Laboratories

Definition: Antimicrobial fabrics and textiles are fiber-based substrates to which antimicrobial agents have been applied at the surface, or incorporated into the fibers, rendering a product that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms.

For more information, please read the article below, written by Dr. Tanner and originally published in AATCC Review, covering antimicrobial textiles as well as some implications. It is posted here with written permission from the publisher.

 

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