Environmental Cleaning

Environmental Cleaning

Environmental Cleaning

Alternative Technologies

Alternative Technologies in Infection Control: Safe, Effective, & Affordable

Disclosures: Allen Beuershausen is the Co-founder of Sanitis and Harry Jarbath is the Founder of Sanitis. Sanitis is a global sales and marketing company distributing...
Using Chemical Microbicides to Interrupt the Environmental Spread of Pathogens

Using Chemical Microbicides to Interrupt the Environmental Spread of Pathogens

Abstract Environmental spread of dangerous pathogens is becoming more prevalent as international travel gets easier. Chemical microbicides are a useful tool to curb the spread...
Electrostatic Technology for Surface Disinfection in Healthcare Facilities

Electrostatic Technology for Surface Disinfection in Healthcare Facilities

Abstract: Studies have shown that less than 50% of environmental surfaces in patient care rooms are properly cleaned and disinfected. Evidence strongly suggests that cross...
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Introduction to UV Surface Disinfection

Abstract: Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs) are a major cause of preventable death throughout the world.  It is believed the physical environment may play a more...
Electrostatics

Electrostatics: A Solution for Healthy Touch Point Surface Treatments

Abstract: In the infection prevention and control industry, environmental cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces is becoming more important than ever before.  Research studies show that...
Effective Reduction of Bacteria from Surfaces

Effective Reduction of Bacteria from Surfaces Using Bleach and Silver Dihydrogen Citrate Solutions

Disclaimer: The author of this report and InfectionControl.tips declare no conflict of interest with the following article. Testing was performed at the Jacobs Institute,...
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What do We Mean When We Talk about “Cleaning” and “Disinfecting”?

Abstract: When educating the public, we often use words like clean, disinfect, and processed interchangeably. What is often overlooked is that to infection control practitioners, the differences are...
Novel Approaches to Reduce C.Diff in an Inner City Hospital

Use of Novel Approaches to Reduce Clostridium Difficile in an Inner City Hospital

Abstract Background: Clostridium difficile is a spore-forming, Gram-positive anaerobic bacillus that can lead to antibiotic-associated diarrhea and sepsis.1 Since C. difficile is shed in feces, any...
Colour Coded Cloths

Colour-Coding to Prevent Hospital Infections

Abstract: Preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) is not as simple as implementing a hand hygiene program, investing in an ultraviolet disinfection robot or switching to a...
Enhanced Disinfection Systems

Considerations When Choosing An Enhanced Disinfection System

Abstract This article examines Ultraviolet light and Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor disinfection technologies. Main Article The hard surface environment has been linked to transmission of pathogens to patients.  The risk of...