RKI Guidelines

on Hospital Hygiene and Infectious Disease Prevention

Guidelines for the identification, prevention and combat of nosocomial infections; published by the German Health Authority (RKI today) in the Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart, Germany.

It is concerned with the combat of hospital-acquired infections by operational/organisational measures and hygienic measures in healthcare and technical areas. Regularly issued appendices focus on certain topics. The guideline has no binding character, but is used for jurisdiction as state of the art.

Knowledge Database

The A-to-Z database provides information on each pathogen, the most common infections that it triggers, its main transmission paths and recommendations on disinfection. In the glossary, you will find explanations of infection control terms. Search now!

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