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Evaluation of two organosilane products for sustained antimicrobial activity on high-touch surfaces in patient rooms

Published:January 09, 2014DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2013.09.009
      A controlled trial of applying 2 organosilane-based products with antimicrobial properties to high-touch surfaces was conducted in 9 patient rooms. Cultures of surfaces obtained before daily cleaning with a quaternary ammonium disinfectant showed no significant residual antimicrobial activity of the organosilane products, although a modest reduction could not be excluded.

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