Published in AIDS Weekly, March 14th, 2005
Hospital water is a significant source of microbial contamination contributing to the increase of nosocomial (hospital-acquired) infections worldwide, a leading cause of morbidity and mortality especially among immunocompromised patients. Healthcare regulators around the globe have issued guidelines, many specifying the use of 0.2 micron point-of use filters, to prevent patient exposure to microbiologically contaminated water from drinking or while showering, bathing or...
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