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Hot water for handwashing--where is the proof?

Magazine article
Authors Jasminka Goldoni Laestadius
Lennart Dimberg
Published in Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Volume 47
Issue 4
Pages 434-5
ISSN 1076-2752
Publication year 2005
Published at Institute of Community Medicine, Dept of Primary Health Care
Institute of Community Medicine
Pages 434-5
Language en
Keywords Handwashing, methods, Humans, Infection Control, methods, Temperature
Subject categories Microbiology in the medical area


A survey of the scientific literature found no evidence support for hot water to be more effective against respiratory viruses for hand-washing compared to warm water.

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