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It has long been recommended that environmental surfaces in patient rooms be cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis, when surfaces are visibly soiled, and after patient discharge. Disinfection usually is performed using a hospital disinfectant registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
“However, recent studies have shown that this type of cleaning can be inadequate,” contends Douglas Goldman, s…
When the Storey family of Elkton, Maryland, had taken their seriously ill baby to A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children with a puzzling undiagnosed respiratory distress, testing uncovered a serious lung infection related to the MRSA “Superbug”.
With a death rate of nearly 20 percent for MRSA pneumonia, or sepsis, and up to a 40-percent recurrent infection rate for those who have bee…