To rapidly measure actively growing microorganisms to detect infection that remained after room cleaning, the Charleston Area Medical Centre(CAMC), a US hospital system and winner of the 2015 Baldrige National Quality Award, consistently conducted ATP Swabs (testing measure for bacteria left behind after cleaning). The average RLU (the unit of measure for adenosine triphosphate (ATP)) for the years 2012 to 2014 was at or better than the 3M recommendation and the Crothall target. In 2012 CAMC’s...

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15.6.18 Regulatory and legal compliance
15.5.3 Activities to reduce & prevent nuisance/harm

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