There is a vast amount of testimony which proves the bactericidal action of light.
Indeed strong light has a bactericidal action on these forms similar to that with ordinary bacteria.
To the bactericidal effect of sunlight is equally to be attributed the absence of bacteria from the High Alps.
Bacterial growth is aided by the venom which blocks the bactericidal power of the blood.
The bactericidal power of blood-serum from both alcohol-drinking and non-drinking persons was determined by some experiments.
The essential oil of the hop is bactericidal: hence the strong impregnation with hop juice of all beer intended for exportation.
There is nothing in this product which possesses these bactericidal powers.
What is true of the bactericidal action of the salts of mercury is equally true of their therapeutic effect.
It is generally known that radium, even if externally employed, has proved itself to be a bactericidal remedy.
Antiseptic and bactericidal effects are easily estimated by laboratory methods.