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Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Properties of Copper Surfaces in an Outpatient Infectious Disease Practice

  • Seema Rai (a1), Bruce E. Hirsch (a1), Hubert H. Attaway (a2), Richard Nadan (a1), S. Fairey (a2), J. Hardy (a2), G. Miller (a2), Donna Armellino (a1), Wilton R. Moran (a3), Peter Sharpe (a3), Adam Estelle (a3), J. H. Michel (a3), Harold T. Michels (a3) and Michael G. Schmidt (a2)...

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North Shore University Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases, 400 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030 (bhirsch@nshs.edu)

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Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Properties of Copper Surfaces in an Outpatient Infectious Disease Practice

  • Seema Rai (a1), Bruce E. Hirsch (a1), Hubert H. Attaway (a2), Richard Nadan (a1), S. Fairey (a2), J. Hardy (a2), G. Miller (a2), Donna Armellino (a1), Wilton R. Moran (a3), Peter Sharpe (a3), Adam Estelle (a3), J. H. Michel (a3), Harold T. Michels (a3) and Michael G. Schmidt (a2)...

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