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Author: Kampf G et al. (2013) Source: Poster given at the 2nd International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC), Geneva, No. 375.

POSTER

Kampf G et al. (2013)

Effective processing of reusable dispensers for surface disinfection tissues – the devil is in the details

Topic:

Solutions of surface-active, aldehyde-free disinfectants in reusable dispenser may be contaminated if dispensers are not processed adequately. Kampf et al. determined suitable methods for safe reprocessing of wipe dispensers and found out that manual processing using alcohol alone is not sufficient unless a thorough cleaning step (e.g. with a biofilm active cleaner or hot water) is performed before the disinfection step.


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Source:
Poster given at the 2nd International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC), Geneva, 2013, No. 375.