Investigation of the efficacy of alcohol-based solutions on adenovirus serotypes 8, 19 and 37, common causes of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis, after an adenovirus outbreak in hospital

Uzuner H. , Karadenizli A. , Er D. K. , Osmanı A.

JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION, cilt.100, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Hand antiseptics are of great importance in the prevention of nosocomial infections. Due to the frequent occurrence of adenoviral epidemic keratoconjunctivitis outbreaks in the study hospital, it was necessary to investigate the efficiency of alcoholbased solutions on adenoviruses.