Cleaning and disinfection practices of environmental surfaces are critical interventions for reducing health care-associated infections. We studied the value of ready-to-use cleaning and disinfection wipes compared with the traditional towel and bucket method. When using ready-to-use wipes, we found compliance to be significantly higher, a more rapid cleaning and disinfection process, and potential cost savings. Facilities should consider these products when making environmental services product selections.
Keywords: Cleaning; Cost savings; Disinfection; Environmental services; Practice modalities.
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