Copper Clinical Trials (video) Kellen Communications - NY Loading video... Caption New research has revealed that the use of Antimicrobial Copper surfaces in hospital rooms can reduce the number of healthcare-acquired infections by 58 percent as compared to patients treated in Intensive Care Units with non-copper touch surfaces. For more information about the study, check out this short video. Credit Copper Development Association Inc. Usage Restrictions Video may only be used with appropriate credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.