AuthorsTanusha S Singh And Onnicah Matuka

Source: African Newsletter On Occupational Health And Safety, 25:21-24


In this article, the following sub-headings are covered:

– Origins of airborne pathogens in health care facility environments

– Airborne infection control strategies

– Administrative controls

– Engineering and environmental control measures

– Ventilation

– Filtration

– Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI)

– Personal Protection Controls

– Alternative air cleaning technologies

– Monitoring the environment for airborne microorganisms (air sampling)