Clorox Professional Products Help Prevent the Spread of Pathogens

Norovirus Prevention: Norovirus can survive for up to 28 days on common surfaces in the environment. Only a small number of virus particles are required to cause an infection, so contaminated surfaces can contribute to the spread of the virus. Learn how effective environmental cleaning and disinfection is critical to eradicate the virus and prevent it from spreading.

Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Prevention: According to the CDC, some 450,000 Americans acquire CDI annually. In healthcare settings, transmission via contaminated surfaces is a particular concern and highlights the need to implement effective infection control protocols and practices. Learn more about Clostridium difficile and how surface disinfection can reduce the risk of transmission.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Prevention: MRSA infections affect people in community and healthcare settings. MRSA skin infections can be spread through contaminated surfaces and items used by those with infections, such as towels. Hospital-acquired MRSA infections are more serious and can result in long, expensive hospitalization. Learn how effective disinfection is essential to prevent the spread of MRSA.

Salmonella Prevention: A salmonella infection can be spread by the consumption of contaminated water or food. Learn more about how to prevent salmonella outbreaks in your facility.

Influenza Prevention: Influenza virus particles can survive on hard surfaces for up to 48 hours after contamination, making effective environmental disinfection an important strategy to prevent transmission. Learn more about how to prevent the spread of seasonal flu.


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