Comparative study on efficacy of different alcohol hand rubs and routine hand wash in a health-care setting, alexandria, egypt.

BACKGROUND Antiseptic agents or plain soap and water are mainly used for hand hygiene in Egypt. The impact of hand hygiene depends not only on the regularity and thoroughness of the procedures used but also on the type of hand-washing agent selected. OBJECTIVES To compare the efficacy of alcohol-based hand rubs versus traditional hand washing with soap… CONTINUE READING