Under the Microscope with Bill Rutala: Microbial Bioburden in Inpatient and Outpatient Areas
Microbial bioburden of inpatient and outpatient areas beyond patient hospital rooms authored by Cadnum JL, Peralmutter BS, Jencson AL, Haydar H, Hecker MT, Ray AJ, Tomas ME, Saade EA, Donskey CJ
Wanted to share this great blog post written by Dr. Rutala on environmental contamination of hospital-associated pathogens!
“Surfaces in hospitals outside patient rooms and in outpatient facilities were frequently contaminated with healthcare-associated pathogens. This highlights the need for continued Improvements in disinfection practices to reduce microbial contamination.”