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Overview of studies that were published by the HARTMANN SCIENCE CENTER alone or jointly with other scientists


Infection Protection at the Core of Science

Scientifically looking into infection protection is a vital part of ongoing efforts to improve the safety for patients and medical staff. Every day, scientists are working on recognising and evaluating infection risks to establish a sound basis for ideal hygiene management.

Here, you will find a selection of latest studies, expert interviews and discussions, and comments on infection prevention.

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27 results:
1. INTERVIEW: New IHO list of disinfectants  
‘The list with the broadest overview of products on the German market that are effective against viruses’  
2. Expanded and newly designed IHO disinfectant list online  
Since June 2020, hygiene specialists and other interested parties have been able to download the newly designed and more comprehensive IHO list of disinfectants published by the German Industrial  
3. STUDY: Comparison of environmental MRSA levels on high-touch surfaces in contact isolation and noncontact isolation patient rooms  
Author: Villamaria, F. C. / Berlanga, G. / Ganachari-Mallappa, N. / Stock, E. M. / Zeber, J. E. / Jinadatha, C. (2015) Source: Villamaria, F. C. et al. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology.  
4. STUDY: Hand-touch contact assessment of high-touch and mutual-touch surfaces among healthcare workers, patients, and visitors  
Author: Cheng, V. C. C. / Chau, P. H. / Lee, W. M. / Yo, S. K. Y. / Lee, D. W. Y. / So, S. Y. C. / Wong, S. C. Y. / Tai, J. W. M. / Yuen, K. Y. (2015) Source: Journal of Hospital Infection 2015; 90:  
5. STUDY: Factors influencing the area output of pre-saturated disposable wipes for cleaning and disinfecting surfaces in the healthcare setting  
Author: Schweins et al. (2015) Source: Schweins et al. Einflussfaktoren auf die Flächenleistung wirkstoffgetränkter Einmal-Wischtücher zur Reinigung und Desinfektion im medizinischen Bereich.  
6. STUDY: Cost-benefit analysis for the use of disposable versus multiple-use wipes for surface disinfection  
Author: Kranabetter R et al. (2008) Source: Hyg Med 2008; 33 (10):  
7. STUDY: Environmental exposure to carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii as a risk factor for patient acquisition of A. baumannii.  
Author: Rosa R et al. (2014) Source: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Apr; 35(4): 430–433.  
8. STUDY: Efficacy of surface disinfectant cleaners against emerging highly resistant gram-negative bacteria  
Author: Reichel M et al. (2014) Source: BMC Infect Dis. 2014 May 28; 14(1):292  
9. STUDY: Effective reprocessing of reusable dispensers for surface disinfection tissues – the devil is in the details  
Author: Kampf G et al. (2014) Source: GMS Hyg Infect Control 2014;9(1):Doc09  
10. STUDY: Poorly processed reusable surface disinfection tissue dispensers may be a source of infection  
Author: Kampf G et al. (2014) Source: BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:37  
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