Your hospital may not be as clean as you think. In fact, your floors alone can be a serious infection risk. Because of this, your hospital staff, patients and visitors may end up falling ill over time.
Dangerous Pathogens Can Be Found All Over Hospital Floors
A recent study published in the American Journal of Infection Control has found that germs on hospital room floors can move to high-touch surfaces rapidly and straight to the hands of healthcare workers. Hospital floors contaminated with pathogens like VRE, Staphylococcus aureus and Clostridium difficile.
Because high-touch accessories such as blood pressure cuffs and call buttons tend to come into contact with the floor, these pathogens can readily be transmitted to both patients and hospital workers. In fact, these pathogens showed up in 31 percent of hand and glove cultures during a recent test. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2u51KMD