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Am J Infect Control. 2015 Dec 1;43(12):1357-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.07.016. Epub 2015 Aug 24.

Effectiveness of a hydrogen peroxide spray for decontamination of soft surfaces in hospitals.

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1
Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH.
2
Research Service, Cleveland VA Medical Center, Cleveland, OH.
3
Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH; Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Cleveland, OH. Electronic address: curtisd123@yahoo.com.

Abstract

In a survey of two hospitals, soft surfaces were commonly present in inpatient and outpatient settings, and contamination with health care-associated pathogens was frequently detected. An improved hydrogen peroxide cleaner disinfectant was effective for decontamination of soft surfaces when applied as a spray with no mechanical wiping.

KEYWORDS:

Decontamination; Soft surfaces

PMID:
26315058
DOI:
10.1016/j.ajic.2015.07.016
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