terminal disinfection


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terminal disinfection

[¦tərm·ən·əl ‚dis·in′fek·shən]
(microbiology)
The disinfection of sickrooms occupied by patients suffering from contagious disease.
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One recent study found an 89 percent decrease in the prevalence of rooms with Clostridium difficile cultures following enhanced daily and terminal disinfection with bleach wipes using a dedicated EVS team followed by the use of a UV device.

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