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Table 2 The number of fluorescent marks on high frequency clinical sites and clearance rates of fluorescence labeling

From: Impact of environmental cleaning on the colonization and infection rates of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in patients within the intensive care unit in a tertiary hospital

HTCS The number of fluorescent markers and removal Time period
1–3, 2013 4–6, 2013 7–9, 2013 10–12, 2013 1–3, 2014 4–6, 2014 7–9, 2014 10–12, 2014
Guardrail Marker number 520 431 463 531 568 446 420 467
  Scavenging number 102 139 377 489 283 186 175 173
Bedside table Marker number 116 124 112 127 108 91 74 85
  Scavenging number 23 89 100 115 75 47 44 31
Treatment vehicle Marker number 132 97 144 105 87 96 111 93
  Scavenging number 54 73 124 87 39 39 57 55
Monitor button Marker number 194 108 137 99 115 127 100 86
  Scavenging number 31 43 87 76 47 53 41 26
Injection pump button Marker number 191 84 154 116 152 110 242 131
  Scavenging number 58 27 119 84 70 31 73 48
Treatment table Marker number 46 18 33 29 19 15 41 62
  Scavenging number 1 7 28 12 5 6 17 21
total Marker number 1199 862 1043 1007 1049 885 988 924
  Scavenging number 269 378 835 863 519 362 407 354
Clearance rate (%)   21.9 43.9 80 85.7 49.5 40.9 41.2 38.3
  1. Statistical analysis was conducted for the different numbers of fluorescent marks among the 8 quarters fluctuating from 862 to 1199, which showed that all of them conformed to the normal distribution (p = 0.2)