Focus: Infection Control

Specific environmental strategies needed in infection control

May 13, 2019

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

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.

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