Patient treatment with certain devices, such as central venous catheters, urinary track drainage, tracheal tubes. The associated portals of entry increase the risk of pathogens entering the patient's body and triggering infections there.
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!