European Journal of Dermatology


Octenidine disinfection during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemia Volume 30, issue 5, September-October 2020

Department of Dermatology and Allergy, University Hospital, LMU Munich
Frauenlobstr. 9-11, 80337 Munich, Germany

In view of the current worldwide COVID-19 outbreak with still rising cases outside of China, the World Health Organization (WHO) suggests personal protective measures in order to attenuate transmission of the virus. Along with good respiratory hygiene, distancing to others and personal isolation in case of respiratory symptoms, the WHO strongly recommends frequent washing of hands and alcoholic disinfection [1]. For hand disinfection, the Robert-Koch-Institut (RKI, German Public Health Institute) [...]