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Scientist finds alcohol-free solution works

03:42 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | Science Daily

Antiseptic solutions are routinely applied to clean the skin prior to surgery. They kill or prevent the growth of microorganisms and prevent wound infections. One of the most common antiseptic solutions is chlorhexidine, which can be dissolved in water or alcohol before being applied to the skin. Now a researcher is reporting that a new discovery will make life easier for surgery patients and their surgeon.

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