RSPH have launched this new e learning programme today. The programme is worthwhile for anyone with a desire to learn more about Campylobacter, and is particularly useful for Environmental Health Officers.
This new study evaluates whether daily use of a peracetic acid/hydrogen peroxide pre-impregnated wipe in place of the existing standard practice (detergent cleaning with cloth soaked in a bucket containing 1,000 ppm chlorine) led to a significant reduction in microbial contaminants on high freque
An intriguing new article describe a new research project, using a participatory methodology involving DNA sequencing, to engage the public with our microbial world (the microbiome) in relation to their perception of health and hygiene.
In a study of 20 healthy volunteers, hand wiping with or without an alcohol-based solution was found inferior to hand rubbing with an alcohol-based solution in reducing microbial contmaination on hands.