CONTROL OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS

CONTROL OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS - disease outbreak The...

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CONTROL OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS Factors which may contribute to the emergence of new infectious diseases include:    1. Familiar microorganisms change--new strains appear    2. The widespread use of antibiotics and pesticides encourages the growth of resistant microbes  and resistant insects and ticks that carry them    3. Global warming may change the distribution and survival of organisms and vectors    4. Modern rapid transportation encourages the spread of disease    5. Previously unrecognized infections may appear when ecological changes occur    6. Animal populations may affect the incidence of disease    7. Lack of proper vaccination and failure to report infectious disease may affect handling of a 
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Unformatted text preview: disease outbreak The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Orgainzation (WHO) have plans related to emerging diseases: 1. To detect, promptly investigate, and monitor emerging infectious diseases 2. To expand research on ecological and environmental factors, microbial changes and adaptations, and host interactions 3. To enhance communication of public health information and prevention strategies 4. To establish plans to monitor and control emerging diseases worldwide...
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