Literature Review and Practice Recommendations: Existing and emerging technologies used for decontamination of the healthcare environment - Microfibre

Publication Date: 06 July 2020

This literature review aims to review the evidence base for using microfibre products for decontamination of the healthcare environment. 

Objectives

  • ​To provide a generic description of microfibre, including the proposed or actual mechanism of action and the procedure for use.
  • To assess the scientific evidence for effectiveness of microfibre.
  • To explore practical and safety considerations related to the use of microfibre.
  • To explore the costs​​​ associated with microfibre.
  • To produce a concise evidence summary for microfibre to assist the Equipment and Environmental Decontamination Steering Expert Advisory Group in making practical recommendations on the use of microfibre for NHSScotland.

Resource information

Publisher:
Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Literature Review