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Effectiveness of UV-C radiation as an adjunct environmental disinfectant to reduce key hospital-acquired infections

Haag CW, Napolitano NA, Tang W. [abstract]. In: SHEA Spring 2015: Science Guiding Prevention; 2015 May 14-17; Orlando, FL: SHEA; 2015. Abstract #7063.

Background

Contact with contaminated surfaces plays an important role in the transmission of several nosocomial pathogens. As the efficacy of traditional environmental disinfection often varies, there is increasing interest in adjunct disinfection technologies, including UV-C. We examine the effectiveness of UV-C radiation as an adjunct environmental disinfectant to reduce five key hospital-acquired infections... Read Abstract (click View Submission)