What role might the healthcare environment play in infections? And how could this be mitigated? We speak to Stephanie Dancer about the healthcare environment and its role in healthcare-associated infections.
Browsing: Environmental Factors
In research presented at ASM Microbe a team have delved into the dynamics of E. coli in urban streams in the USA, indicating possible antibiotic resistance activity.
A new study has suggested that higher amounts of decaying infrastructure in lower socioeconomic neighborhoods may provide more breeding sites for mosquitoes, leaving residents vulnerable to mosquito-borne diseases.
Researchers have demonstrated that nanoparticles, such as those from burning fossil fuels, appear to reactivate latent herpesviruses in lung tissue.