Focus: Infection Control

Specific environmental strategies needed in infection control

September 13, 2017

Healthcare facilities need environmental infection control strategies that can address a range of pathogens, according to an article on the Health Facilities Maintenance website.

Earlier this year, the World Health Organization published a priority pathogens list,  including the 12 most dangerous families of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Environmental services departments are urged to refer to include this list in their planning when developing a disinfection program.

However, there is not complete agreement on which pathogens made the list and how they were ranked.

Read the article.

 

 

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