alexa The role of the environment in transmission of Clostridium difficile infection in healthcare facilities
Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases & Practice

Author(s): Weber DJ, Anderson DJ, Sexton DJ, Rutala WA

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Recent data demonstrate that the contaminated hospital surface environment plays a key role in the transmission of Clostridium difficile. Enhanced environmental cleaning of rooms housing Clostridium difficile-infected patients is warranted, and, if additional studies demonstrate a benefit of "no-touch" methods (eg, ultraviolet irradiation, hydrogen peroxide systems), their routine use should be considered.

This article was published in American journal of infection control and referenced in Journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases & Practice

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