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A Third-party Study, Conducted On The CleanSurface™ Covers, Was Published In The American Journal Of Infection Control (AJIC)

A third-party study, conducted on the CleanSurface™ Covers, was published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC)

The third- party study, “The Efficacy of Self-Disinfecting Bedrail Covers in an Intensive Care Unit” was conducted on the CleanSurface™ Covers and the study was published in the April 2018, Volume 46, Issue 4 of the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC).

The goal of the study was to investigate the antibacterial effectiveness of the CleanSurface™ Covers in a critical care environment, and the study was conducted in the medical-surgical intensive care unit (ICU) of Geisinger Medical Center, a 550-bed tertiary care academic hospital with 42 adult ICU beds.

Researchers observed a consistent 82.5% decrease of colony forming bacteria on the bedrails using the AIONX® CleanSurface™ Covers. The researchers also noticed a reduction of notable pathogens including: Streptococcus pneumoniae, which causes pneumococcal infections; Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium, which are the leading causes of surgical wound infection and urinary tract infection; Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis, recognized as important causes of healthcare-associated infections; and Pseudomonas spp.

For the full study methodology and results, please visit:
https://www.ajicjournal.org/article/S0196-6553(17)31101-X/pdf