Glossary

Fluorescence

Fluorescence
UV light renders gaps in coverage visible

Visualisation of substances by radiation with short-waved or ultraviolet light. After rubbing hands with a disinfectant that contains a fluorescent preparation (e.g. Visirub®), possible gaps in coverage can be visualised under a short-waved light source (UV/black light).

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