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June 30, 2017

The Truth About Disinfectant Contact Time

Author: James Clayton, Director, Laboratory Science & Services

Source: Healthcare Facilities Today

"The role of environmental disinfection in the healthcare setting is paramount in maintaining a low bioburden and helping prevent the role of fomites as a vector for disease transmission. Recent studies have shown that environmental contamination plays an important role in the transmission of MRSA, CRE, Clostridium difficile and Norovirus. For effective disinfection, users turn to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registered disinfectants."

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