Why Surface Materials Matter in Health Care Settings

by Feb 1, 2024Cleaning & Disinfection, Surface Selection, Surface Testing Standards

microbiologist looking at a slide in a microscope

A new eye-opening, peer-reviewed article in the American Society for Microbiology by HSI Executive Director Linda Lybert and HSI Scientific Advisory Board member Dr. Rodney Rohde was published January 25, 2024:

“When specifics pertaining to how microbes persist and spread in health care settings are not considered prior to product design, downstream infection prevention practices are more likely to fail. A healing environment can’t be achieved unless it can be effectively cleaned and disinfected. So how do we move this needle?”

Read the full article on the ASM website >


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