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Literature Review and Practice Recommendations: Existing and emerging technologies used for decontamination of the healthcare environment. Ozone

Published on 18 May 2017

From: Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection Scotland

This literature review considers the use of Ozone for decontamination of the healthcare environment



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. This review considers the evidence for using ozone for decontamination of the healthcare environment and reusable non-invasive patient care equipment.

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