Day 2, April 15 - Posters

Title

Viable bacterial presence on environmental surfaces of a newly constructed children’s outpatient clinic at Erlanger Hospital

Start Date

15-4-2020 1:00 PM

End Date

15-4-2020 3:00 PM

Publisher

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Place of Publication

Chattanooga (Tenn.)

Abstract

We studied waiting areas and patient rooms in the Kennedy Outpatient Center for children. Floors (72 to 87%) were contaminated with viable bacteria. These results suggest the need for improved floor cleaning to reduce contamination of patient rooms.

Date

April 2020

Document Type

posters

Language

English

Rights

http://rightsstatement.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

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Viable bacterial presence on environmental surfaces of a newly constructed children’s outpatient clinic at Erlanger Hospital

We studied waiting areas and patient rooms in the Kennedy Outpatient Center for children. Floors (72 to 87%) were contaminated with viable bacteria. These results suggest the need for improved floor cleaning to reduce contamination of patient rooms.