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Monitoring the effectiveness of hospital cleaning practices by use of an adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence assay

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology : the Official Journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America

Jun 6, 2009

John M BoyceRamo Rizvani

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To evaluate the usefulness of an adenosine triphosphate (ATP) bioluminescence assay for assessing the efficacy of daily hospital cleaning practices. A 2-phase prospective intervention study. A university-affiliated community teaching hospital. During phase I of our study, 5 high-touch s...read more

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Action Research
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (organism)
Infectious Disease Prevention/Control
Mrsa - Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection
Semi-Private Room
Bioluminescence Test
Adenosine Triphosphate
Bioluminescence
Enterococcus
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci
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Monitoring the effectiveness of hospital cleaning practices by use of an adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence assay

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology : the Official Journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America

Jun 6, 2009

John M BoyceRamo Rizvani

PMID: 19489715

DOI: 10.1086/598243

Abstract

To evaluate the usefulness of an adenosine triphosphate (ATP) bioluminescence assay for assessing the efficacy of daily hospital cleaning practices. A 2-phase prospective intervention study. A university-affiliated community teaching hospital. During phase I of our study, 5 high-touch s...read more

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Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (organism)
Infectious Disease Prevention/Control
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Adenosine Triphosphate
Bioluminescence
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