oa South African Medical Journal - Copper-impregnated concrete floors : their value in preventing the spread of athlete's foot

Volume 22, Issue 15
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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