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.
Publication Type: Journal article
Publisher: American Journal of Infection Control.