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Environmental detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) from medical equipment in long-term care facilities undergoing COVID-19 outbreaks.
Am J Infect Control. 2021 02; 49(2):265-268.AJ

Abstract

Environmental sampling was conducted at long-term care facilities to determine the extent of surface contamination with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 virus. Medical equipment used throughout the facility was determined to be contaminated.

Authors+Show Affiliations

University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada.Vancouver Coastal Health, Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver, BC, Canada.Vancouver Coastal Health, Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver, BC, Canada.Vancouver Coastal Health, Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver, BC, Canada.University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Vancouver Coastal Health, Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver, BC, Canada.Vancouver Coastal Health, Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver, BC, Canada.British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Bacteriology and Mycology Laboratory, Vancouver, BC, Canada.University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Vancouver Coastal Health, Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver, BC, Canada.University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Vancouver Coastal Health, Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver, BC, Canada.University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Vancouver Coastal Health, Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver, BC, Canada.University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Vancouver Coastal Health, Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver, BC, Canada.University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Vancouver Coastal Health, Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver, BC, Canada.University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Vancouver Coastal Health, Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver, BC, Canada.University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Vancouver Coastal Health, Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Electronic address: michael.schwandt@vch.ca.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

32645474

Citation

Nelson, Atiba, et al. "Environmental Detection of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) From Medical Equipment in Long-term Care Facilities Undergoing COVID-19 Outbreaks." American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 49, no. 2, 2021, pp. 265-268.
Nelson A, Kassimatis J, Estoque J, et al. Environmental detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) from medical equipment in long-term care facilities undergoing COVID-19 outbreaks. Am J Infect Control. 2021;49(2):265-268.
Nelson, A., Kassimatis, J., Estoque, J., Yang, C., McKee, G., Bryce, E., Hoang, L., Daly, P., Lysyshyn, M., Hayden, A. S., Harding, J., Boraston, S., Dawar, M., & Schwandt, M. (2021). Environmental detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) from medical equipment in long-term care facilities undergoing COVID-19 outbreaks. American Journal of Infection Control, 49(2), 265-268. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2020.07.001
Nelson A, et al. Environmental Detection of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) From Medical Equipment in Long-term Care Facilities Undergoing COVID-19 Outbreaks. Am J Infect Control. 2021;49(2):265-268. PubMed PMID: 32645474.
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