Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 4

Bacteriological Evaluation of Air, Surfaces of Critical Areas and Water, in Operating Rooms of Two Private Health Centers. Valencia, Carabobo 2018

Andrés Flores, Noja Izzeddin* and Teresita Luigi

Center for Applied Microbiological Research of the University of Carabobo, Venezuela

*Corresponding Author: Noja Izzeddin, Center for Applied Microbiological Research of the University of Carabobo, Venezuela.

Received: March 10, 2023; Published: March 27, 2023


Intrahospital infections (IIH) generate a considerable increase in morbidity and mortality, with the consequent increase in hospitalization costs. They are considered a controllable epidemic problem, but difficult to eradicate; however, through effective programs their incidence can be significantly reduced and morbidity and costs drastically reduced, optimizing the limited allocation of resources for health. In the research, samples of indoor environment were collected from two private centers located in the city of Valencia, Venezuela, samples such as water, air, surfaces. Whose samples have been processed according to Spanish environmental regulations and even through official gazettes and the standard method for drinking water and waste water. The results yielded alarming data, data that were quantified and identified microorganisms causing hospital-acquired infections, which are easily dispersed by hospital areas, affecting susceptible patients, non-susceptible, visitors and staff in general.

 Keywords: Clinical Centers; Bacteriology; Hospital-Acquired Infections


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Citation: Noja Izzeddin., et al. “Bacteriological Evaluation of Air, Surfaces of Critical Areas and Water, in Operating Rooms of Two Private Health Centers. Valencia, Carabobo 2018". Acta Scientific Microbiology 6.4 (2023): 98-106.


Copyright: © 2023 Noja Izzeddin., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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