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Antimicrobial Copper Surfaces in Hospital Settings: Clinical Effectiveness

Last updated: September 30, 2016
Project Number: RA0866-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the evidence for the clinical effectiveness of antimicrobial copper surfaces in hospital settings to reduce health care-associated infections?

Key Message

Two systematic reviews, one randomized controlled trial, and one non-randomized study were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of antimicrobial copper surfaces in hospital settings to reduce health care-associated infections.