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
Whats the evidence for hand or glove contamination with nosocomial pathogens after touching environmental surfaces?
In previous blogs we discussed how surfaces in close proximity to hospitalized patients become contaminated with a range of pathogens (see here). Our
What are the standards for contamination levels of surfaces in hospitals?
In our recent blog postings, we have examined some of the growing levels of evidence for contamination (both bacterial and fungal) of high touch
What environmental factors influence survival of microorganisms on surfaces?
Microorganisms have been found to remain viable in inanimate surfaces from days to even years (1). The longer a microorganism persists on a surface,
Most touched and most contaminated surface review
In our recent blog posts we have reviewed a number of important topics. In this post I want to summarize some of the key points from our previous
What’s in the environment? A focus on Bacteria
The medical community, by using a wide variety of measures, has succeeded in significantly reducing the number of Healthcare-acquired infections