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Dry surface biofilms: what you need to know

Ledwoch, K., Vickery, K. and Maillard, J.-Y. ORCID: 2022. Dry surface biofilms: what you need to know. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 83 (8) , pp. 1-3. 10.12968/hmed.2022.0274

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Environmental dry surface biofilms are a new type of biofilm found on dry surfaces, that are not visible to the human eye. Dry surface biofilms harbour multidrug-resistant organisms, are resistant to cleaning and disinfection and cannot be detected by wet or dry swabbing, so may play an important role in the persistence of pathogens in the healthcare environment.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Pharmacy
Publisher: MA Healthcare
ISSN: 1750-8460
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 28 October 2022
Date of Acceptance: 18 August 2022
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2023 21:58

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