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Floor corners, bathroom floors, and ceiling vents are hottest spots for dangerous C. diff spores

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June 1, 2018

Bathroom floors, nurse call buttons, and ceiling vents are among the locations where you will most often find Clostridium difficile spores after both routine and terminal cleaning of patient rooms, a recent study stated. But the place where C. diff most frequently persists, threatening both patients and staff? Floor corners.

Bathroom floors, nurse call buttons, and ceiling vents are among the locations where you will most often find Clostridium difficile spores after both routine and terminal cleaning of patient rooms, a recent study stated. But the place where C. diff most frequently persists, threatening both patients and staff? Floor corners.



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