Disinfectants are not save from hospital pathogenic bacteria

Scientists have proven that not all bacteria die when processing surfaces with special disinfectant gels. Superbacteria Clostridium difficile is resistant to most chemicals used in hospitals, says The Herald. The prevalence of this bacterium above Staphylococcus aureus in 2-4 times.

The bacterium Clostridium difficile is the source of intestinal infection, causes diarrhea. Severe cases can be fatal. To stop the spread of infection, scientists advise to thoroughly clean your hands with soap and water. Up to one third of patients with this bacteria die in the next month. Figure forces once again to reflect on the effectiveness of disinfection in health care facilities and living conditions.

A recent study in one of the French hospitals, found bacteria in the quarters of the officers of the medical staff exposed to infected with Clostridium patients. Especially dangerous contact with the bacteria using antibiotics. At risk are the elderly and children with low immunity.

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