Disposable filtering face mask and method of making same

Publication Date

August 1, 2000

Patent Number

US6412486B1

Abstract

The present invention provides media for inactivating pathogens found within protein-containing biological fluids. The media of the present invention preserve the structural integrity and biological activity of labile proteins while simultaneously exhibiting potent disinfectant activity. The media of the present invention comprise iodinated chromatographic media, particularly ion exchange media. The invention further provides methods for disinfecting biological fluids.

Disposable filtering face mask and method of making same