Experts all over the world recommend the disinfection of surfaces to minimalize the infection risks. Set against a background of the increasing dilemma posed by multiresistant pathogens to antibiotics, top priority is now being accorded to disinfection of surfaces close to the patient. In the meantime, this prophylactic requirement has also gained recognition in Anglo-American countries.
Special attention must be paid to the choice of active ingredient in this area. This is because the active ingredient is the chief determinant of exposure time and price. For surface disinfection, too, one should not take matters too lightly, one must react to risk: Therefore you need an assortment of products in order to be able to react to each situation in a safe and economically feasible manner.