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Addressing decontaminated respirators: Some methods appear to damage mask integrity and protective function

dc.contributor.authorPeltier, Richard E.
dc.contributor.authorWang, Jiayuan
dc.contributor.authorHollenbeck, Brian L.
dc.contributor.authorLanza, Jennifer
dc.contributor.authorFurtado, Ryan M.
dc.contributor.authorCyr, Jay
dc.contributor.authorEllison, Richard T.
dc.contributor.authorKobayashi, Kimiyoshi J.
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
dc.contributor.departmentNew England Baptist Hospital
dc.contributor.departmentNew England Baptist Hospital
dc.contributor.departmentNew England Baptist Hospital
dc.contributor.departmentUMass Memorial Medical Center
dc.contributor.departmentUMass Memorial Medical Center
dc.contributor.departmentUMass Memorial Medical Center
dc.date2023-09-24T07:20:58.000
dc.date.accessioned2024-04-26T16:35:27Z
dc.date.available2021-09-28T00:00:00Z
dc.date.issued2020-01-01
dc.description.abstractDecontamination of N95 respirators is being used by clinicians in the face of a global shortage of these devices. Some treatments for decontamination, such as some vaporized hydrogen peroxide methods or ultraviolet methods, had no impact on respiratory performance, while other treatments resulted in substantial damage to masks.
dc.description.pages1446-1448
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2020.332
dc.identifier.orcidhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0402-0979
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.14394/22938
dc.relation.ispartofInfection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
dc.relation.urlhttps://scholarworks.umass.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1021&context=ehs_faculty_pubs&unstamped=1
dc.rightsUMass Amherst Open Access Policy
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.source.issue12
dc.source.issue41
dc.source.statuspublished
dc.subjectOther Medicine and Health Sciences
dc.titleAddressing decontaminated respirators: Some methods appear to damage mask integrity and protective function
dc.typearticle
dc.typearticle
digcom.contributor.authorPeltier, Richard E.
digcom.contributor.authorWang, Jiayuan
digcom.contributor.authorHollenbeck, Brian L.
digcom.contributor.authorLanza, Jennifer
digcom.contributor.authorFurtado, Ryan M.
digcom.contributor.authorCyr, Jay
digcom.contributor.authorEllison, Richard T.
digcom.contributor.authorKobayashi, Kimiyoshi J.
digcom.date.embargo2021-09-28T00:00:00-07:00
digcom.identifierehs_faculty_pubs/22
digcom.identifier.contextkey25176665
digcom.identifier.submissionpathehs_faculty_pubs/22
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