Hydrogen peroxide vapour decontamination of surfaces artificially contaminated with norovirus surrogate feline calicivirus

K Bentley, B K Dove, S R Parks, J T Walker, A M Bennett

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Abstract

Noroviruses are a leading cause of gastrointestinal disease and are of particular concern in healthcare settings such as hospitals. As the virus is reported to be environmentally stable, effective decontamination following an outbreak is required to prevent recurrent outbreaks.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)116-21
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Hospital Infection
Volume80
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012

Keywords

  • Calicivirus, Feline
  • Disinfectants
  • Disinfection
  • Humans
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Microbial Viability
  • Viral Load
  • Volatilization

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