5%, which corresponds to a general infection
rate of 0.
He said the unit has "an excellent record for hand-hygiene and general infection
control measures for prevention of blood-borne infections include:(4), (5)
What the report emphasises is the importance of adherence to general infection
control principles, whether a uniform is worn or not.
control practices and good hygiene can help to reduce transmission of all viruses, including the human swine influenza.
You should do general infection
control: hand hygiene, cough etiquette, and social distancing," he said.
CDC said the information is specific to outpatient hemodialysis centers and is meant to complement, not replace the general infection
control recommendations for novel influenza A (H1N1).
It advised people to follow general infection
control practices and good hygiene to reduce transmission of all viruses This includes covering their nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing, disposing of dirty tissues promptly and carefully, washing hands frequently with soap and water and cleaning surfaces which are regularly touched.
The hospitals reported changing their general infection
control policies or practices as part of their initiatives--all 14 made changes for hand hygiene and more than half made changes to their contact precautions or disinfection of environmental surfaces.
A general infection
rate of 75% was proposed for all areas experiencing dengue up until the 1953-55 epidemic with infection rate since this date ranging from 2-38% depending on geographical area (3).
Unless clinical indicators of recent respiratory infection such as running nose, cough or sneezing (4) or indications of general infection
such as fatigue, malaise or loss of appetite were present, we proceeded with the case.