Whats On That Surface?

October 17, 2014

This Pulse reviews the microbial levels found on common surfaces in the healthcare environment, pathogen persistence, and transmission mechanics, and provides suggestions for effective cleaning and disinfection.

Pick a fomite – any inanimate object – and chances are there has been a study conducted about its contamination levels. This Pulse reviews the microbial levels found on common surfaces in the healthcare environment, pathogen persistence, and transmission mechanics, and provides suggestions for effective cleaning and disinfection.

  • Discover the types of pathogens frequently found on healthcare surfaces
  • Learn about pathogen persistence mechanics of microbial transmission and quantitative microbial risk assessment
  • Review intervention strategies