Microbes in Nosocomial Infections
Nosocomial infections are often caused by infection control practices and procedures, unclean and non-sterile environmental surfaces. The most common types are surgical wound infections, respiratory infections, genitourinary infections, and gastrointestinal infections. The main reason to transmit is through direct contact from the hospital staff, insufficient sterilized instruments, solid or liquid particles droplets from other ill patients or from the food or water provided at hospitals. The Prevention of Nosocomial infections mainly includes personal hygiene and awareness about the infection from the side of hospital staff. The main criteria for the prevention are complete sterilization of medical equipment and providing a clean, sanitary environment. This mainly discusses the microbes involved in the Nosocomial infections and its mechanisms. Current research is going on Nosocomial bloodstream infections that causes mortality and morbidity and certain microbes are used for treating hospital-acquired infections.
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