New Disinfection Technologies to Reduce Health Care-Associated Infections

This bulletin (2017) reviewed five environmental disinfection measures that may supplement standard cleaning and disinfection strategies: blue-violet light disinfection for hospital rooms, a pulsed-xenon UV light disinfection system for hospital rooms, a countertop UV-C light disinfection system for mobile devices, antimicrobial compressed salt for high-touch surfaces, and shark skin-like micropatterned surfaces to reduce bacterial adhesion. […]