Does the terminal disinfection after the operation of an MRSA patient have to be carried out in compliance with the contact time?

Yes. In general, in case of terminal disinfection, the surface must not be used again until the specified contact time has been observed.

KRINKO (2004) Anforderungen an die Hygiene bei der Reinigung und Desinfektion von Flächen. Bundesgesundheitsbl 47: 51–61

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