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Is detergent-only cleaning paired with chlorine disinfection the best approach for cleaning and disinfection of hospitals?

This commentary discusses whether current guidance from NHS England regarding cleaning versus surface disinfection is an effective response to current evidence and whether it is fit for purpose in changing healthcare systems. The evidence cited in this paper also gives insights into surfaces hygiene in home and everydaylife settings

Kiernan MA, Garvey M, Norville P, Otter JA, Weber DJ. Is detergent-only cleaning paired with chlorine disinfection the best approach for cleaning. Journal of Hospital Infection. 2024 Apr 20.

https://www.journalofhospitalinfection.com/article/S0195-6701(24)00119-1/abstract

 

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https://www.journalofhospitalinfection.com/article/S0195-6701(24)00119-1/abstract