Antimicrobial Efficacy of Copper Touch Surfaces in Reducing Environmental Bioburden in a South African Community Healthcare Facility

Marais F, Mehtar S, Chalkley L. J Hosp Infect. 2010 Jan;74(1):80-82.

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Abstract:

A comparative controlled study was conducted at a busy walk-in primary healthcare clinic (PHC) in Grabouw, a rural region of the Western Cape, South Africa, to demonstrate antimicrobial efficacy of copper touch surfaces in reducing bioburden in a community healthcare facility.