Albarqouni L, Byambasuren, O., Clark, J., Scott, A.M., Looke, DGlasziou, P. Does Copper treating of commonly touched surfaces reduce healthcare acquired infections? A Systematic Review and meta-analysis. Journal of Hospital Infection. (106/4) p765-773, 2020

Background Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) cause substantial morbidity and mortality. Copper appears to have strong antimicrobial properties under laboratory conditions. Aim To examine the potential effect of copper treatment of commonly touched surfaces in healthcare facilities. Methods Controlled trials comparing the effect of copper-treated surfaces (furniture or bed linens) in hospital rooms compared with standard rooms