[Performing surface and room disinfection in the hospital].

  title={[Performing surface and room disinfection in the hospital].},
  author={B Rehork and H Martiny and K Weist and Henning R{\"u}den},
  journal={Das Offentliche Gesundheitswesen},
  volume={52 1},
At a Berlin university hospital the regulations governing area disinfection were rendered mandatory for disinfectors by a service ordinance. The primary consideration, besides general hygienic aims, concerned the possibility of transmitting infections in the hospital. Classification into four degrees of infection or contamination led to an almost uniform type of disinfection measures, dominated by "wipe" disinfection using concentrations recommended by the German Association for Hygiene and… CONTINUE READING