Seal Shield Whitepapers:
Swabs Obtained from Keyboards Test Positive for Acinetobacter
Background: Level 1 trauma center, tertiary care and teaching hospital discovers Acinetobacter in burn unit. Facility installs Seal Shield keyboards.
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) Outbreak Traced Back to School’s Public Keyboards
Background: Students were rubbing their eyes and then touching keyboards, enabling Pink Eye to spread. After installing Seal Shield keyboards, the Pink Eye outbreak stopped almost instantly.
Cross-Contamination of Computer Keyboards / Mouse, Mobile Devices and TV Remotes
Background: Research based evidence concludes that computer keyboards / mouse and other input devices spread infections in healthcare settings, dental clinics, schools and in other communal environments.
Oversight Standards for Computer Keyboards in Healthcare
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) recommendations for reducing the risks of contaminated keyboards in healthcare