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Effectiveness of an Electrochemically Activated Saline Solution for Disinfection of Hospital Equipment

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Dennis Fertelli
Affiliation:
Infection Control Department, Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
Jennifer L. Cadnum
Affiliation:
Research Service, Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
Michelle M. Nerandzic
Affiliation:
Research Service, Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
Brett Sitzlar
Affiliation:
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
Sirisha Kundrapu
Affiliation:
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
Curtis J. Donskey*
Affiliation:
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Cleveland, Ohio Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
*
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, 10701 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106 (curtisdl23@yahoo.com)
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