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Nursing and physician attire as possible source of nosocomial infections.

Wiener-Well Y, Galuty M, Rudensky B, et al. Nursing and physician attire as possible source of nosocomial infections. Am J Infect Control. 2011;39(7):555-9. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2010.12.016.

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September 21, 2011
Wiener-Well Y, Galuty M, Rudensky B, et al. Am J Infect Control. 2011;39(7):555-9.

This study found that 63% of hospital staff members' uniforms were colonized with potentially pathogenic bacteria. However, it is unknown whether these bacteria are transmitted to patients.

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Wiener-Well Y, Galuty M, Rudensky B, et al. Nursing and physician attire as possible source of nosocomial infections. Am J Infect Control. 2011;39(7):555-9. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2010.12.016.

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