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The use of plain or antimicrobial liquid soap and water is recommended to facilitate mechanical removal of bacterial spores (eg when C. difficile present or suspected), or when non-enveloped viruses (eg hepatitis A virus, norovirus, rotavirus, poliovirus) are present or suspected.
It is also recommended if any of the following has occurred:
After washing, hands must be dried thoroughly with a single-use towel.
Alcohol-based handrubs are less effective against these organisms, which can survive for extended periods on surfaces. Therefore, soap and water should be used where faecal contamination is possible.
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