Efficacy of an automated ultraviolet C device in a shared hospital bathroom.

Abstract

Toilet flushing can contribute to disease transmission by generating aerosolized bacteria and viruses that can land on nearby surfaces or follow air currents. Aerobic and anaerobic bacterial bioaerosol loads, and bacterial counts on 2 surfaces in a bathroom with a permanently installed, automated ultraviolet C (UVC) irradiation device, were significantly… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.07.004

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@article{Cooper2016EfficacyOA, title={Efficacy of an automated ultraviolet C device in a shared hospital bathroom.}, author={Jesse Cooper and Elizabeth Ann Bryce and George Astrakianakis and Aleksandra Stefanovi{\'c} and Karen H. Bartlett}, journal={American journal of infection control}, year={2016}, volume={44 12}, pages={1692-1694} }