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How to deal with outbreak of infection in a urology setup?

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Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 17 years experience
Comprehensively. : As the prevalence of drug-resistant bacteria increases, we must do what we can to protect our patients from cross-contamination. All care areas must be swabbed to identify pathogenic bacteria. All hygiene & cleaning procedures must be reviewed. All sterilization equipment must be audited. Antibiotics must be chosen judiciously based on local resistance patterns. Ongoing surveillance is essential.
Last updated Dec 9, 2013
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