Clinical Trial Results on Antimicrobial Effects of Copper Presented to World Health Organization
The use of antimicrobial copper surfaces in intensive care unit rooms resulted in a 97 percent reduction of bacteria that cause hospital acquired infections, according to early results from a comprehensive multi-site clinical trial.
This particular study also found a 40 percent reduction in the risk of acquiring an infection.
Antimicrobial copper surfaces in ICUs showed a 40.4 percent reduction in the risk of acquiring a hospital infection.
Initial study results were presented to the World Health Organization’s first International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control in Geneva
, Switzerland, and are to be submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for review and approval.
about the study and the ICPIC conference as it was reported recently by ScienceDaily
, one of the Internet’s most popular science news websites.
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