Published in Blood Weekly, December 7th, 1998
The new technology, Biocide filtration, inactivates viruses and microorganisms in sensitive fluids through the use of Biocide filter sheets, explained Klaus Helmut Feifel, Schenk Filterbau GmbH, Waldstetten, Germany.
Biocide filter sheets are depth filter sheets that contain as the active agent polyvinypolypyrrolidone-iodine (PVPP-iodine). During the filtration process, a very small concentration of free iodine is released from the active agent, Feifel told participants during the viral inactivation/new technologies session of the Blood...
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