International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene

Home Hygiene & Health

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International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene

Home Hygiene & Health

The Leading Source of Scientific, Professional & Consumer Information

Reducing transmission of infectious agents in the Home Part II: control points

Effective household hygiene is critical to the maintenance of a healthy family. In any given household certain areas are more likely to harbour disease-causing microorganisms. The use of basic prevention techniques in areas known to contain the most infective hazards can do much to prevent infection and limit the spread of illness in the home. Handwashing and other hazard reduction techniques are discussed. Food and Environmental Sanitation 2000;20:418-425.