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Antimicrobial Curtains: Are They as Clean as You Think?

  • Shela A. Sridhar (a1) (a2), Nathan A. Ledeboer (a3), Rahul S. Nanchal (a1), Tami Mackey (a4), Mary Beth Graham (a1) (a5), April VanDerSlik (a5) and L. Silvia Munoz-Price (a1) (a6)...
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Address correspondence to Shela Sridhar, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee WI, 53226 (ssridhar@mcw.edu).

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2. Muller, M, MacDougall, C, Lim, M, and the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion (Public Health Ontario) the Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee on Infection Prevention and Control (PIDAC-IPC). Antimicrobial surfaces to prevent healthcare- associated infections: a systematic review. J Hosp Infect 2015;92:713.
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4. Weinstein, RA. Intensive care unit environments and the fecal patina: a simple problem? Crit Care Med 2012;40:13331334.

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