oa South African Medical Journal - Copper-impregnated concrete floors : their value in preventing the spread of athlete's foot
|Article Title||Copper-impregnated concrete floors : their value in preventing the spread of athlete's foot|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Aug 1948|
|Pages||487 - 489|
|Keyword(s)||Athlete's foot, Cement and Copper|
A sample of copper-containing concrete prepared according to the formula of Young and Talbot was examined for bactericidal, bacteriostatic, fungicidal and fungistatic activity. The results of our experiments have demonstrated that the copper-containing concrete examined is of extremely little value as a fungicide or bactericide or in preventing the spread of foot infections.
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