Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2002). Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Health-Care Settings: Recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee and the HICPAC/SHEA/APIC/IDSA Hand Hygiene Task Force. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
These guidelines review data on handwashing and hand antisepsis in healthcare settings and provide recommendations for the promotion of hand hygiene practices and the reduction of pathogen transmission in healthcare settings.