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A hidden truth: Hospital faucets are often home to slime and biofilm

20:00 EDT 25 Jun 2019 | AAAS

(Association for Professionals in Infection Control) Hand hygiene is a critical component of infection prevention in hospitals, but the unintended consequences include water splashing out of a sink to spread contaminants from dirty faucets according to new research presented last week in Philadelphia at the 46th Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).

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