Efficiency of cleaning and disinfection of surfaces: correlation between assessment methods

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Frota,Oleci Pereira; Ferreira,Adriano Menis; Guerra,Odanir Garcia; Rigotti,Marcelo Alessandro; Andrade,Denise de; Borges,Najla Moreira Amaral; Almeida,Margarete Teresa Gottardo de;
  • Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Enfermagem
  • Journal: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem (issn: 1984-0446)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/0034-7167-2016-0608
  • Subject: Health Facility Environment | Contaminación de Equipos | Nursing Audit | Servicio de Limpieza | Nursing | Housekeeping | Ambiente de Instituciones de Salud | RT1-120 | Infectious Disease Transmission | Auditoría de Enfermería | Trasmisión de Enfermedad Infecciosa | Equipment Contamination
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ABSTRACT Objective: to assess the correlation among the ATP-bioluminescence assay, visual inspection and microbiological culture in monitoring the efficiency of cleaning and disinfection (C&D) of high-touch clinical surfaces (HTCS) in a walk-in emergency care unit. Me... View more