Study: C. diff mostly found in floor corners after disinfection

November 30, 2017

Clostridium difficile is primarily found in floor corners after disinfection, according to an article on the Becker's Clinical Leadership and Infection Control website.

A recent study identified environmental places where spores survived despite cleaning and disinfection.

Before and after terminal or hydrogen peroxide disinfection, researchers sampled 16 sites representing high-frequency contact or difficult-to-clean surfaces.

The study found that C. diff survived most frequently in floor corners (29 percent).

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