Laundry detergent is a type of cleaning solution designed for clothes. They are able to clean a collection of clothes once they are inserted into the washer. They can get rid of stains and make your clothes more hygienic.
Laundry detergents are not going to get all of the germs and bacteria that is located on your clothes especially if you are using cold water. It is recommended that if you are wanting to get rid of the bacteria while in the washer you need hot water that is around 140 to 150 degrees.