Partnering to prevent infections and protect healthcare surfaces

Sarah Bell-West, PhD

In healthcare facilities, environmental surfaces are susceptible to contamination with healthcare-associated pathogens, many of which can survive on surfaces for prolonged periods and contribute to the spread of infections. Careful cleaning and disinfection are essential for reducing the risk of infection and promoting patient safety. For this reason, healthcare facilities are required to disinfect all visibly and potentially contaminated surfaces. Seems simple enough, right? Well, not quite.

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