Decontamination devices in health care facilities: Practical issues and emerging applications

American Journal of Infection Control
Curtis J Donskey

Abstract

"No-touch" decontamination devices are increasingly used as an adjunct to standard cleaning and disinfection in health care facilities. Although there is evidence that these devices are effective in reducing contamination, there are several areas of controversy regarding their use. This review addresses some of the questions frequently posed by infection prevention and environmental services personnel about decontamination devices.

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