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Impact of hydrogen peroxide vapor room decontamination on Clostridium difficile environmental contamination and transmission in a healthcare setting.



Key Questions Addressed
3 Key Question 3 - Prevention interventions
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4 Key Question 4 - Studies of Multiple Interventions used together to reduce CDI incidence
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Title Impact of hydrogen peroxide vapor room decontamination on Clostridium difficile environmental contamination and transmission in a healthcare setting.
Author Boyce JM., Havill NL., Otter JA., McDonald LC., Adams NM., Cooper T., Thompson A., Wiggs L., Killgore G., Tauman A., Noble-Wang J.
Country Hospital of St. Raphael, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA. JBoyce@srhs.org
Year 2008
Numbers Pubmed ID: 18636950

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Extraction Form: Key Question 2 - Prevention interventions (Table 4)
Design Details
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Country USA
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Study Design Before-after time series
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Population Hospital
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Category of Intervention Multiple Interventions
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Intervention Liquid vapor hydrogen peroxide decontamination system
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Outcome CDI incidence
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Findings Nosocomial CDI incidence decreased and remained at lower levels
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Quality Issues No concurrent control
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Extraction Form: Key Question 2 - Studies of Multiple Interventions used together to reduce CDI incidence (Tables 5, 6)
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Type of Study Prospect time series (before–after)
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Epidemic or Excessive Incidence? Yes
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CDI incidence Decreased After intervention? Yes
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