Studies have shown 33-95% of keyboards have positive cultures for microbes including MRDOs
The degree of contamination observed is high enough to potentially allow transmission via contaminated hands. Evidence shows that users rarely clean their hands after keyboard contact.
Guidelines recommend hospitals have washable keyboards or keyboard covers in areas accessed by patients and that keyboards and mice should be disinfected daily and when visibly soiled, with a hospital-grade disinfectant cleaner.
Clinell EasyClean computer accessories were developed to simplify cleaning procedures and increase compliance. They are available in wipeable silicone and conventional truetype. Both types are 100% waterproof and dishwasher safe and can even be disinfected with chlorine.