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The cleaning of ward floors and the bacteriological study of floor-cleaning machines
  1. J. G. Bate
  1. Department of Pathology, The Princess Louise Kensington Hospital for Children, London


    Current trends in ward flooring materials and cleaning methods are considered from the point of view of the hospital bacteriologist. Methods employed in an investigation into the bacteriological safety of a number of floor-cleaning machines are described, and some considerations governing the choice of vacuum cleaners for ward use are discussed.

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