Environmental Cleaning

Environmental Cleaning

Environmental Cleaning

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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...
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It May be Disinfected, but, Is It Clean?

Abstract: Hospitals are a hotspot for acquiring dangerous and life-threatening infections, which are transferred patient to patient when sufficient prevention measures are not in place....
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...
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...
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...
Antibiotic Syringe Near Small Quail Cage In Partridge Farm

6 Factors That Have Caused Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance has become a global threat, and with Antibiotic Awareness Week, it is important to understand the series of events that have led...
Xenex

Reduction of Healthcare Associated Infections through the use of Pulsed Xenon Ultraviolet Disinfection

Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) are a global problem, causing hundreds of thousands of deaths each year, life-long disability to some survivors, and requiring billions...
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...
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...