T Pottage

Summary

Affiliation: Health Protection Agency
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Low-temperature decontamination with hydrogen peroxide or chlorine dioxide for space applications
    T Pottage
    Biosafety Unit, Health Protection Agency, Microbiological Services Division, Porton Down, Salisbury, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:4169-74. 2012
  2. doi Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is more resistant to vaporized hydrogen peroxide than commercial Geobacillus stearothermophilus biological indicators
    T Pottage
    Biosafety Unit, Health Protection Agency, Microbiology Services, Porton Down, Salisbury, UK
    J Hosp Infect 80:41-5. 2012
  3. doi Evaluation of hydrogen peroxide gaseous disinfection systems to decontaminate viruses
    T Pottage
    Biosafety Group, Novel and Dangerous Pathogens, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Porton Down, Salisbury SP4 0JG, UK
    J Hosp Infect 74:55-61. 2010
  4. doi Gaseous and air decontamination technologies for Clostridium difficile in the healthcare environment
    A Davies
    Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Health Protection Agency, Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK
    J Hosp Infect 77:199-203. 2011

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Low-temperature decontamination with hydrogen peroxide or chlorine dioxide for space applications
    T Pottage
    Biosafety Unit, Health Protection Agency, Microbiological Services Division, Porton Down, Salisbury, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:4169-74. 2012
    ..These results indicate that a review of the indicator organism choice and loading could provide a more appropriate and realistic challenge for the sterilization procedures used in the space industry...
  2. doi Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is more resistant to vaporized hydrogen peroxide than commercial Geobacillus stearothermophilus biological indicators
    T Pottage
    Biosafety Unit, Health Protection Agency, Microbiology Services, Porton Down, Salisbury, UK
    J Hosp Infect 80:41-5. 2012
    ..Staphylococcus aureus, including meticillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA), produce catalase, which breaks down VHP, therefore potentially making it resistant to the decontamination phase...
  3. doi Evaluation of hydrogen peroxide gaseous disinfection systems to decontaminate viruses
    T Pottage
    Biosafety Group, Novel and Dangerous Pathogens, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Porton Down, Salisbury SP4 0JG, UK
    J Hosp Infect 74:55-61. 2010
    ..It highlights the importance of effective cleaning prior to gaseous disinfection especially where high concentration agents are suspended in body fluids to ensure effective decontamination in hospitals...
  4. doi Gaseous and air decontamination technologies for Clostridium difficile in the healthcare environment
    A Davies
    Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Health Protection Agency, Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK
    J Hosp Infect 77:199-203. 2011
    ..difficile, the requirement for both a preclean before use and the limited 'in vivo' evidence means that extensive field trials are necessary to determine their cost-effectiveness in a healthcare setting...