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A study of 11 Aussie hospitals shows how vancomycin-resistant enterococci infection rates can be cut by 37%

The number of hospital-acquired vancomycin-resistant enterococci infections could be significantly reduced if hospitals use an eight-point cleaning program, Australian research has shown.

Vancomycin-resistant enterococci infection rates in 11 major Australian hospitals (median 500 beds) dropped by around 37% when cleaning staff adhered to the stepped cleaning approach, Queensland University of Technology researchers report in Lancet Infectious Diseases