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Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities, 2008

William A. Rutala, Ph.D., M.P.H.1,2, David J. Weber, M.D., M.P.H.1,2, and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)3

1Hospital Epidemiology
University of North Carolina Health Care System
Chapel Hill, NC  27514

2Division of Infectious Diseases
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7030

3HICPAC Members

Robert A. Weinstein, MD  (Chair)
Cook County Hospital
Chicago, IL

Jane D. Siegel, MD  (Co-Chair)   
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX                     

Michele L. Pearson, MD
(Executive Secretary)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Raymond Y.W. Chinn, MD
Sharp Memorial Hospital
San Diego, CA

Alfred DeMaria, Jr, MD  
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Jamaica Plain, MA

James T. Lee, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH
University of North Carolina Health Care System
Chapel Hill, NC

William E. Scheckler, MD
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Beth H. Stover, RN
Kosair Children's Hospital
Louisville, KY

Marjorie A. Underwood, RN, BSN CIC
Mt. Diablo Medical Center
Concord, CA

 

This guideline discusses use of products by healthcare personnel in healthcare settings such as hospitals, ambulatory care and home care; the recommendations are not intended for consumer use of the products discussed.

 

 
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