Disinfectants-What can they kill?

In our previous post we discussed the wide range of disinfectants that are available, as well as some of the limitations that limit how effective disinfectants can be. In this post we will review in detail the microbiocidal ability of the classes of disinfectants which we have also handily...


Touchless or no-touch technologies for cleaning and disinfection

In the previous two posts , my colleagues have discussed the choice of disinfectants for manual cleaning and effectiveness (or ineffectiveness) of manual cleaning. In this post, I would like to discuss the range of technologies available to assist with patient room cleaning & disinfection. These...


How effective is manual cleaning in hospitals?

Hospital cleaning depends on many factors, such as the frequencies, methodology and equipment used, monitoring and training of personnel. How these parameters influence the effectiveness of the cleaning process are nicely discussed by Dancer SJ (1,2). In previous posts we discussed the choices of...