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Interactive health-hygiene education for early years: the creation and evaluation of learning resources to improve understanding of handwashing practice.
(Taylor and Francis, 2019-06-16)
This study reports the findings of a mixed method research study (qualitative and quantitative) on the effectiveness of specifically developed learning resources and workshops on handwashing for children in the Early Years ...
Microencapsulation for improved mosquitoes' repellent efficacy of cotton fabrics
(IOP Publishing Ltd, 2020-04-01)
In recent years, mosquitoes that can transfer viruses causing vector-borne diseases, such as dengue fever, chikungunya, Zika and West Nile virus have dramatically increased and reached Europe. In 2018, a higher number ...
The role of textiles as fomites in the healthcare environment: A review of the infection control risk
Background. Infectious diseases are a significant threat in both healthcare and community settings. Healthcare associated infections (HCAIs) in particular are a leading cause of complications during hospitalisation. ...
Development of a Silver-Based Dual-Function Antimicrobial Laundry Additive and Textile Coating for the Decontamination of Healthcare Laundry
Aims: To repurpose a silver-based antimicrobial textile coating product (Micro-Fresh 1911) as a dual-function antimicrobial laundry additive and textile coating. Methods and Results: Survival of Escherichia coli or ...
Stability of Model Human Coronaviruses on a Range of Textile Fibre Types
Previous research indicates that SARS-CoV-2 persists on stainless steel and plastic for 72 hours to 7 days and appears to be less stable on porous surfaces. However, there is limited research on the stability of coronaviruses ...