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Table 2 Comparison of median decrease in CFU between IPA and 90% ethanol

From: Use of 90% ethanol to decontaminate stethoscopes in resource limited settings

Cleaning agent Median decrease in CFU (IQR) Range of variation Mann Whitney U test (U) P value
IPA 20.5 (7–48) 0–108 1357 0.535
90% ethanol 17.5 (7–31) 0–105