Impact of chlorhexidine-impregnated washcloths on reducing incidence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci colonization in hematology-oncology patients

Pauline Bass, Surendra Karki, Deborah Rhodes, Susan Gonelli, Gillian Land, Kerrie Watson, Denis Spelman, Glenys A Harrington, Jacqueline Kennon, Allen Cheuk-Seng Cheng

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We did not observe a statistically significant reduction in the rate of VRE colonization in association with the use of 2 CHG-impregnated washcloths among hematologyeoncology patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)345 - 348
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Infection Control
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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