Norway report: Hospital University study

  Comparison of bacterial loading in-situ

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Summary:

In this trial, Endurocide® Antimicrobial & Sporicidal Curtains were compared with untreated traditional cotton curtains to test their bacterial loading.

Testing method

Endurocide® Antimicrobial & Sporicidal Curtains and traditional cotton curtains were hung on opposite sides of the same ER ward. After 10 days, swabs were taken from the edge of each curtain at the natural point for drawing. These swabs were tested for Staphylococcus aureus.

Results

  Curtain type

No. cfu's

 

  • Traditional Curtain

>150,000

 
  • Endurocide®  Antimicrobial & Sporicidal Curtain

<30

 
Please note: we are currently seeking approval from the hospital which held this trial to publish their full report - the attached report has been redacted until this has been received.

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