A new study (1) carried out in the US shows how the household environment plays a key role in transmission of community-associated MRSA. From this study the authors conclude that good hand hygiene was associated with a reduced spread of MRSA between an infected child and other family members and
A study of the presence of bacteria on the surfaces of toilets lock handles and offices lock handles was in a University in Nigeria suggest that they may serve as a vector for transmission of pathogenic bacteria.
Good hygiene is about breaking the chain of infection. A newly released u-tube clip shows you the basics of why - and when - and how to break the chain of infection.
Illness from foodborne pathogens such as Campylobacter spp., Clostridium perfringens, Escherichia coli, Salmonella spp. and Staphylococcus aureus is reported to be greater among older adults than in the general population.