Wood-based coatings reduce microbes on hospital curtains

downloadThe suitability of safe and environmentally friendly wood-based antimicrobial solutions as replacements for plastics in the hospital environment has been evaluated at a hospital in Finland.

A joint project of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä, the Central Finland Health Care District and several private companies in the field has shown that wood-based compounds are effective in reducing the number of microbes.

For the full story, see the December 2021 edition of Medical Textiles.


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