Chemical fumigation was used in the 1960s to supplement standard environmental surface disinfection in hospital isolation rooms (1). As mentioned in
What levels of evidence need to be considered when reviewing a touchless disinfection system?
In the last post my colleague Dr Vikram Kanmukhla reviewed in detail the options for touchless disinfection systems as add on to manual cleaning and
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
Environmental manual cleaning and disinfection
In previous posts we have reviewed the difference between "clean" and hygienic (see here and here). In this post I wanted to delve deeper into the
Review of textiles and environmental soft surfaces as a vector for hospital acquired infections
There has been a rise in the data that supports the environment as one of the important modes of pathogen transmission that contributes significantly
Do linens and environmental soft surfaces playing a role in the infection process?
Textile products, also called soft surfaces are widely used in the hospital environment. Some of these textiles products or soft surfaces are in
Do hard surfaces play a role in the transmission of nosocomial pathogens
As discussed in our previous blogs, surfaces with frequent hand contact and in close proximity to the patients are often the most colonized with