Focus: Infection Control

Five hospitals' mold issues making headlines

January 14, 2020

A number of healthcare facilities have made headline after detecting molds over the past year, according to an article on the Becker's Hospital Review. Among them are:

Seattle Children's Hospital detected Aspergillus mold in its operating rooms on two occasions.

Staten Island University Hospital in New York City experienced a mold-related odor that sickened 53 employees on the maternity floor.

Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center discovered mold in a surgical equipment sterilization room.

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