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Sustained Reduction of Microbial Burden on Common Hospital Surfaces

Michael G. Schmidt,a Hubert H. Attaway,a Peter A. Sharpe, b Joseph John, Jr., c Kent A. Sepkowitz,d Andrew Morgan,a Sarah E. Fairey,a Susan Singh,d Lisa L. Steed,e J. Robert Cantey,f Katherine D. Freeman,g Harold T. Michels,h and Cassandra D. Salgadof Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Charleston, South Carolina, USAa; Irwin P. Sharpe … Continue reading

March 19, 2021 Standard Posts

The Role of Antimicrobial Copper Surfaces in Reducing Healthcare-associated Infections

Recent work investigating the antimicrobial characteristics of copper has led to a re-evaluation of the role of this essential metal in healthcare. While ancient civilisations used copper for its health benefits it seems its usefulness has been forgotten. The requirement for evidence-based interventions for infection control has been the driver behind recent scientific assessments of … Continue reading

March 19, 2021 Standard Posts