Managing Airborne Bugs

Categories: Articles & Healthcare February 8, 2018

PDI Healthcare was featured on the McKnight’s Long-Term Care News website in an article which discussed how to manage airborne bugs.


Managing Airborne Bugs

McKnight’s Long-Term Care News (mcknights.com)

Author: John Hall with Expert Commentary from Deva Rea, Clinical Science Liaison at PDI

Excerpt:

Other common airborne infections include Norovirus, C. diff, MRSA, pneumonia, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), parainfluenza, coronavirus, rhinoviruses, adenoviruses, disseminated shingles and human metapneumovirus.

Another surprise: Many of these also can spread in other ways.

“Illnesses transmitted through the air occur when infectious agents spread via the airborne or droplet routes. But contact with these germs can also spread these illnesses,” notes Deva Rea, clinical science liaison for PDI.

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