The effectiveness of ultraviolet light disinfection of keyboards was assessed in the intensive care unit and emergency department of a pediatric hospital. Ultraviolet light disinfection was 67% effective (95% confidence interval, 46%-87%) in eliminating bacterial contamination as measured by quantitative bacterial culture.
- Health care-associated infection
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Health Policy
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Infectious Diseases