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National Survey of Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection in Hospitals in Thailand

  • Anucha Apisarnthanarak (a1), David J. Weber (a2), David Ratz (a3), Sanjay Saint (a3) (a4), Thana Khawcharoenporn (a1) and M. Todd Greene (a3) (a4)...


More than 90% of Thai hospitals surveyed reported implementing environmental cleaning and disinfection (ECD) protocols. Hospital epidemiologist presence was associated with the existence of an ECD checklist (P=.01) and of ECD auditing (P=.001), while good and excellent hospital administrative support were associated with better adherence to ECD protocols (P<.001) and ECD checklists (P=.005).

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2017;38:1250–1253


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Address correspondence to Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD, Division of Infectious Diseases, Thammasat University Hospital, Pratumthani, Thailand (


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