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Table 2 Prevalence of pathogens, regardless of thorough cleaning (TC)

From: Prehospital infection control and prevention in Denmark: a cross-sectional study on guideline adherence and microbial contamination of surfaces

Test sites n % (95% CI)
Medic bag handle 80 14 (8–23)
Patient harness 80 13 (7–22)
Blood pressure cuff 80 18 (11–28)
Defibrillator 80 6 (3–14)
Patient near site 80 10 (5–19)
Handlebar ceiling 80 1 (0–8)
Uniform torso 80 24 (16–34)
Uniform sleeve 80 21 (14–32)
Upper hand 80 13 (7–22)
Palm of hand 80 16 (10–26)