Volume 7, Number 2—April 2001
4th Decennial International Conference on Nosocomial and Healthcare-Associated Infections
Prevention is Primary
Antiseptic Technology: Access, Affordability, and Acceptance
|Product category||Relative cost|
|Nonmedicated liquid soap||1.0a|
|2% chlorhexidine gluconate detergent||1.7|
|Alcohol-based hand gel A||2.1|
|Alcohol hand rinse A B||1.8 1.6|
|Alcohol foam A B||4.7 4.8|
aNonmedicated liquid soap was arbitrarily assigned a relative cost of 1.0.
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