The use of copper surfaces to reduce health care–associated infection rates

A nonrandomized controlled trial

This study explores the use of copper surfaces in reducing the rate of healthcare-associated infections in a pediatric intensive and intermediate care unit in Santiago, Chile. Although not statistically significant, the researchers found that exposure to copper-surfaced objects within the care units resulted in lower rates of healthcare-associated infections.
  • Language: English
  • Released: August 2016
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