- •Using a gel ultravoilet marking system for cleaning compliance evaluation is recommended rather than a powder or lotion system.
- •It is imperative that staff perceptions related to pathogen transmission and isolation precautions are addressed.
- •A system that uses evaluation, intervention, feedback, and education that is culturally and linguistically appropriate is key to success in reducing health care–associated infections.
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