A bacteriological study of hospital beds before and after disinfection with phenolic disinfectant

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Denise de Andrade ; Emília L. S. Angerami ; Carlos Roberto Padovani (2000)
  • Publisher: Pan American Health Organization
  • Journal: Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública (issn: 1020-4989)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/s1020-49892000000300007
  • Subject: R | RC955-962 | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Medicine | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine

In hospitals, one of the ways to control microbial contamination is by disinfecting the furniture used by patients. This study's main objective was to evaluate the microbiological condition of hospital mattresses before and after such disinfection, in order to identify ... View more
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