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Literature review and practice recommendations: Existing and emerging technologies for decontamination of the health and care environment: Antimicrobial Copper and Silver Solutions v1.0

Published on 01 May 2017

From: Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection Scotland

The use of antimicrobial copper and silver for decontamination of the healthcare environment and reusable non-invasive patient care equipment.

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There are numerous existing technologies such as steam cleaners, and a growing list of novel technologies becoming available for decontamination of the healthcare environment. This review considers the evidence for using antimicrobial copper and silver for decontamination of the healthcare environment and reusable non-invasive patient care equipment.