Routine screening and hydrogen peroxide vapour decontamination eliminates transmission of MRSA

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Background

Westmead Hospital, Sydney, were concerned about the outbreak of MRSA on their NICU ward and environmental contamination.

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Method

Routine screening of mothers and babies was introduced alongside the use of Inivos hydrogen peroxide vapour (HPV) disinfection robot.

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Result

Use of Inivos’ HPV technology effectively eliminated transmission of the virulent MRSA outbreak strain.

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