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Contact Patterns During Simulated Vomitus Cleaning By Healthcare Workers
Epidemiologic studies have indicated that healthcare workers acquire norovirus when they have close contact with symptomatic patients or residents while performing care or performing environmental cleaning. Contact plays ...
Dose-response models for selected respiratory infectious agents: Bordetella pertussis, group a Streptococcus, rhinovirus and respiratory syncytial virus
(BioMed Central, 2015-02-24)
Dose-response assessment is one step in quantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA). Four infectious microbes capable of causing respiratory diseases important to public health, and for which dose-response functions have ...
Environmental and Body Contamination from Cleaning Vomitus in a Health Care Setting: A Simulation Study
Background. Environmental service workers may be exposed to pathogens during the cleaning of pathogen-containing bodily fluids. Methods. Participants with experience cleaning hospital environments were asked to clean ...
Contact Patterns during Cleaning of Vomitus: A Simulation Study
Background. Environmental service workers cleaning bodily fluids may transfer pathogens through the environment and to themselves through contacts. Methods Participants with experience cleaning of hospital environments ...