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Prevention and control of health care-associated waterborne infections in health care facilities.

The paper discusses the problems related to waterborne pathogens in the hospital environment as a source of health care-associated infections (HAIs). Not only are Legionella spp involved in HAIs, but also Pseudomonas aeruginosa, other gram-negative microorganisms, fungi and amoeba-associated bacteria are considered. American Journal of Infection Control 2005;33(suppl 1):S26-40.

Author: TExner M, Kramer A, Lajoie L, Gebel J, Engelhart S, Hartemann P

Published: 01/01/2005

Publication Type: Journal article

Publisher: American Journal of Infection Control.