Should electronic faucets be used in intensive care and hematology units?

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To compare bacterial contamination associated with electronic faucets and manual faucets in wards admitting patients highly susceptible to infection. Water samples from electronic faucets and manual faucets were taken according to the French recommendations on water surveillance in healthcare settings. Hematology and intensive care units (ICUs) of a 900-bed… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-005-2824-9

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@article{Merrer2005ShouldEF, title={Should electronic faucets be used in intensive care and hematology units?}, author={Jacques Merrer and Emmanuelle Girou and David Ducellier and Nicole Clavreul and Florence Cizeau and Patrick Legrand and Michel Leneveu}, journal={Intensive Care Medicine}, year={2005}, volume={31}, pages={1715-1718} }