Transmission of infectious agents from magazines, books, and toys in healthcare settings: clinical evidence and guidelines

Record ID 32016000191
Authors' recomendations: No relevant literature was identified regarding whether magazines, books, or toys in common areas of health care settings pose a risk for transmission of infectious agents.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2014
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Fomites
  • Infections
  • Play and Playthings
Organisation Name: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Contact Address: 600-865 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1S 5S8 Canada. Tel: +1 613 226 2553; Fax: +1 613 226 5392;
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Copyright: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)
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