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Study Explores Environmental Cleaning for Containing MRSA

Cathryn Jakicic February 17, 2017 - Health Care Facilities

A new study has examined the efficacy of different approaches for cleaning environmental surfaces, according to an article on the Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality website. 


They examined whole room cleaning and wipe cleaning of touched surfaces.


Insights from the study included:


• Whole room cleaning just before first patient care activities of the day was more effective than whole room cleaning at other times


• Frequent wipe cleaning of touched surfaces was more effective than whole room cleaning


Read the article.


This Quick Read was submitted by Cathryn Jakicic, Healthcare Industries Editor,



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