Antimicrobial surfaces have been proposed as a method for inhibiting the accumulation of micro-organisms on hospital surfaces without the need for an increased frequency of cleaning. The following review intends to assess the evidence base on the appropriateness of using antimicrobial copper surfaces for decontamination of the healthcare environment and patient care equipment.
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