International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene

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International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene

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How Important Is the Environment in the Emergence of Nosocomial Antimicrobial-Resistant Bacteria?

The paper reviews the role of the environment in the emergence of nosocomial antibiotic resistant bacteria. The authors conclude that potential environmental control interventions need further study before they should be adopted by hospital epidemiologists. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008; 46:686–8.