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Reduction of Clostridium Difficile and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Contamination of Environmental Surfaces After An Intervention to Improve Cleaning Methods

September 7, 2009

Abstract   BackgroundContaminated environmental surfaces may play an important role in transmission of some healthcare-associated pathogens. In this study, we assessed the adequacy of cleaning practices in rooms of patients with Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) colonization or infection and examined whether …