Reasons for noncompliance with infection control guidelines.

  title={Reasons for noncompliance with infection control guidelines.},
  author={Barry M. Farr},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  volume={21 6},
  • Barry M. Farr
  • Published 2000 in Infection control and hospital epidemiology
Concern frequently is voiced about individuals not complying with guidelines intended to prevent spread of antibiotic-resistant pathogens from patient to patient, but institutional decisions to ignore Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines recommending detection and isolation of colonized patients also have contributed greatly to the increasing rate of infections due to these pathogens. This is so because colonized patients are the main reservoir for spread, and barrier… CONTINUE READING

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