Význam ovzduší v přenosu infekcí spojených se zdravotní péčí

Title in English The role of airborn contamination in the transmission of health care associated infections


Year of publication 2018
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Hygiena
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Web https://hygiena.szu.cz/pdfs/hyg/2018/02/13.pdf
Keywords microbial contamination, air in health care settings, transmission of infections
Description The air of healthcare settings is to varying degrees contaminated by micro-organisms, the source of which are present persons and the activities he carries out. Staphylococci, but also other gram-positive bacteria, are most often captured. However, some gram-negative bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa or Acinetobacter spp are also captured in viable form. - significant causative agens of healthcare associated infections. Contaminated air contributes to the contamination of the environment of healthcare settings and increases the risk of transmission of healthcare associated infections.

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