Does hydrogen peroxide kill MRSA bacteria?
Similarly, does hydrogen peroxide kill staph bacteria?
The 3% hydrogen peroxide is a reactive oxygen species, which kills the staph aureus bacteria by destroying its cell structure. Since staph aureus seems to become resistant to antibiotics perhaps more studies should be done on the use of hydrogen peroxide as an alternative.
Simply so, what disinfectant kills MRSA?
To kill MRSA on surfaces, use a disinfectant such as Lysol or a solution of bleach.
Dr Gareth Williams, from the Welsh School of Pharmacy at Cardiff University, said that claims that the antimicrobial wipes kill MRSA were "ubiquitous" on their packaging. "On the whole, wipes can be effective in removing, killing and preventing the transfer of pathogens such as MRSA but only if used in the right way.