Laundering to kill Germs: Microbiological Decontamination of Textiles (linked with Health Education Primary: Germ transfer)


Katie Laird


De Montfort University, UK

Abstract / Introduction

This guide provides specialist knowledge for:

– students and science teachers in the secondary school.

– schools/nurseries to ensure that correct laundering parameters are being used for decontamination of textile items used within the school environment

– families wishing to implement hygienic practices based on research.


Date of publication
7 Sep 2018
Date of revision
7 Sep 2021
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