To prove effectiveness of wrapping tablet computers in order to reduce microbiological contamination, German researchers analyzed 115 patients during a period of 11 days in the University Hospital of Erlangen. Continue reading
Personal hygiene of farm workers is considered an important factor that influences transfer of pathogenic bacteria to fresh produce. Coliforms have been isolated from fresh produce at different stages of production and processing, and while they are often considered an indicator of animal and human fecal contamination, their presence on produce can be ambiguous. Continue reading
“An investigation into the best way to wash hands to reduce the risk of food poisoning. Hands washed thoroughly with soap have a significantly reduced number of bacteria. Every year up to four and a half million people in the UK suffer with food poisoning caused by unseen microbes. Continue reading
National University Hospital (NUH) teams up with Hand-in-Scan to carry out their hand hygiene education and assessment exercise, organized in conjunction with WHO’s World Hand Hygiene Day.