Aqualution® Systems Ltd was born in a pharmaceutical company, and so we understand the science of healthcare. We’ve been been researching why there are still so many problems with HCAI, despite all the effort that has gone into controlling them.
One often overlooked issue is that traditional disinfectants from 2 to 10 minutes to be fully effective. But in busy hospitals and care homes, the reality is that they’re usually in contact with a surface for just a few seconds, then wiped off.
If conventional disinfectants don’t have time to work, micro-organisms may not be completely wiped out, and any survivors can potentially start to develop resistance.