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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, Facilities.net

 

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