Health knowledge and news provided by doctors.

Can Good Hygiene 'Wipe Out' Hospital MRSA?

Armen Hareyan's picture

Sticking to three basic principles when using antimicrobial wipes in hospitals is all it could take to reduce the incidence of MRSA according to new research from the Welsh School of Pharmacy.

Led by microbiologist Dr Jean-Yves Maillard, the study into the ability of antimicrobial-surface wipes to remove, kill and prevent the spread of such infections as MRSA, has revealed that current protocols utilised by hospital staff have the potential to spread pathogens after only the first use of an anti-bacterial