Managing water safety in healthcare. Part 2 – Practical measures and considerations taken for waterborne pathogen control
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Chief Sanitary Inspectorate, Warsaw, Poland
Institute of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
Independent Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Institute of Rural Health, Lublin, Poland
Department of Public Health, University of Information Technology and Management, Rzeszow, Poland
Ann Agric Environ Med. 2012;19(4):619–624
These summaries form the second part of presentations made at a recent conference held at the Royal Society for Public Health in London, 16-17 May 2012, on the latest developments in combating waterborne hospital-acquired infections (nosocomial). The first part (Ann Agric Environ Med 2012; 19(3): 395-402) has focused more on the adopted strategies/approaches from the UK perspective, (some also from continental Europe), whereas the presented second part (sections 1-7 below), is dedicated more to practical solutions, and examples of features used in water systems that are or have been considered effective.
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