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How long do nosocomial pathogens persist on inanimate surfaces? A systematic review.



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10 Key Question 10 - Reviews and Meta-analyses
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Title How long do nosocomial pathogens persist on inanimate surfaces? A systematic review.
Author Kramer A., Schwebke I., Kampf G.
Country Institut für Hygiene und Umweltmedizin, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universität, Greifswald, Germany. kramer@uni-greifswald.de
Year 2006
Numbers Pubmed ID: 16914034
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Extraction Form: Reviews and Meta-analyses (Table C12)
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Focus of Review Prevention
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Title/Question Patient Population How long do nosocomial pathogens persist on inanimate surfaces
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# of Studies Patient N NR number Experimental data
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Outcomes Followup Range of reported duration of persistence
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Results CDI spores: 5 months. Overall, high inoculum in cold rooms with higher humidity persist longest. No quality check.
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