Demolition activities in a healthcare facility: results from a fungal surveillance after extraordinary preventive measures.

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Summary of "Demolition activities in a healthcare facility: results from a fungal surveillance after extraordinary preventive measures."

Aspergillus spp could be responsible of nosocomial aspergillosis in immunocompromised patients. In 2018, it was decided to demolish a building of Careggi Hospital (Florence, Italy), the Chief Medical Officer ordered a 9-months-long air and surface microbiological sampling and extraordinary preventive measures.


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Name: Public health
ISSN: 1476-5616
Pages: 145-147


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