A fluorescent marker was used to assess the efficacy of daily cleaning in hospital en suite bathrooms. We applied the marker on 218 surfaces and we assigned a score according how completely the mark had been removed. We found significant statistical differences among different surfaces and wards (P < .05). Microbiologic contamination and marker removal score did not seem to be correlated. Differences in cleanliness may indicate discrepancies in cleaning procedures. Fluorescent marker proved to be a practical and effective method and it could be adopted as a first-level control system to assess hospital cleanliness.
|Titolo:||Use of a fluorescent marker for assessing hospital bathroom cleanliness|
|Citazione:||Fattorini, M., Ceriale, E., Nante, N., Lenzi, D., Manzi, P., Basagni, C., et al. (2016). Use of a fluorescent marker for assessing hospital bathroom cleanliness. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, 44(9), 1066-1068.|
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