Efficacy of soap and water and alcohol-based hand-rub preparations against live H1N1 influenza virus on the hands of human volunteers

M Lindsay Grayson, Sharmila Melvani, Julian D Druce, Ian G Barr, Susan Alicia Ballard, Paul Donald Russell Johnson, Tasoula Mastorakos, Christopher Birch

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Although pandemic and avian influenza are known to be transmitted via human hands, there are minimal data regarding the effectiveness of routine hand hygiene (HH) protocols against pandemic and avian influenza
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285 - 291
Number of pages7
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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