Volume 24, Number 1—January 2018
Nipah Virus Contamination of Hospital Surfaces during Outbreaks, Bangladesh, 2013–2014
|Surface type||No. surface samples collected||No. (%) positive|
|Walls beside patient bed||4||0|
|Bed rails||4||1 (25)|
|Bed sheet||6||3 (50)|
|Clinical record file||6||0|
|Multipurpose towel||5||4 (80)|
*Two patients were on the floor and had no bed rail surface; 2 patients did not have an adjacent wall; 1 patient did not have a towel sample.
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