Journal Article

Microbiological evaluation of two hand hygiene procedures achieved by healthcare workers during routine patient care: a randomized study.

Kac G; Podglajen I; Gueneret M; Vaupré S; Bissery A; Meyer G.

This study compared hand rubbing with an alcohol-based solution and traditional hand washing to determine risk factors for contamination. Results demonstrated greater efficacy with hand rubbing and decreased risk for transient pathogens with the use of gloves.