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Nosocomial infection linked to handwashing.

Authors
  • Flournoy, D J
  • Muchmore, H G
  • Francis, E B
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hospitals
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1979
Volume
53
Issue
15
Pages
105–107
Identifiers
PMID: 447277
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Study showed that sinks throughout a hospital harbored antibiotic-resistant gram-negative bacteria that had caused nosocomial infections and that could contaminate hands during washing.

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