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Self-monitoring by Environmental Services May Not Accurately Measure Thoroughness of Hospital Room Cleaning

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 October 2017

Lauren P. Knelson*
Affiliation:
Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Gemila K. Ramadanovic
Affiliation:
Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Luke F. Chen
Affiliation:
Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Rebekah W. Moehring
Affiliation:
Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Sarah S. Lewis
Affiliation:
Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
William A. Rutala
Affiliation:
Department of Hospital Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Health Care, Chapel Hill, Durham, North Carolina.
David J. Weber
Affiliation:
Department of Hospital Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Health Care, Chapel Hill, Durham, North Carolina.
Daniel J. Sexton
Affiliation:
Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Deverick J. Anderson
Affiliation:
Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
*
Address correspondence to Lauren P. Knelson, MSPH, Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, 330 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710 (laurenpknelson@gmail.com).

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