Persistence, the continuance of bactericidal or bacteristatic activity for some period of time after product use, may be a very desirable attribute for topical antimicrobial products such as antibacterial towelettes, barrier creams and liquid/gel products. The testing methodology, per ASTM E1882, uses the forearms of human subjects as the sites of product application. This test method determines the antibacterial activity and persistence of test formulations, as measured by the inhibition of a test organism on an agar surface exposed to test sites on human skin treated with the test formulation.
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