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UV Marker Confirms That Persistence of Clostridium Difficile Spores in Toilets of Patients with C. Difficile-associated Diarrhea is Associated with Lack of Compliance with Cleaning Protocol

July 2, 2009

Abstract   BackgroundAn ultraviolet visible marker (UVM) was used to assess the cleaning compliance of housekeeping staff for toilets in a tertiary healthcare setting.   MethodsThe UVM was applied to the toilets of patients who were on isolation precautions due to Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) …