By Ethan Covey

Hydrogen peroxide foam is an affordable, effective method of disinfecting hospital sinks, according to a new study.

The solution was found to be more effective than bleach in reducing total number of gram-negative colony-forming units (CFU) in sink drains (Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol [Epub Apr 17, 2019]. doi.org/ 10.1017/ ice.2019.72).

“Sink drains appear to be reservoirs for antibiotic-resistant organisms,” said Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD, a professor of medicine in