Ultraviolet cleaning reduces hospital superbugs by 20 percent: Study

(Elsevier Health Sciences) Healthcare-associated vancomycin-resistant enterococcus, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium difficile, and other multidrug-resistant organisms were decreased among patients after adding ultraviolet environmental disinfection to the cleaning regimen, according to a study published in the June issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news