Health care-associated infections

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Health care-associated infections (HCAIs)

Did you know that 1 out of 10 hospitalized patients around the world is healthcare-associated Infections victim?

Health care-associated infections (HCAIs) are infections that patients acquire while receiving treatment for medical or surgical conditions and are the most frequent adverse event during care delivery. Its impact can result in prolonged hospital stays, long-term disability, increased resistance of microorganisms to antimicrobial agents, a massive additional financial burden for the health system, high costs for patients and their families, and excess deaths. Every year millions of people are threatened by these diseases.

By implementing the correct control of the process of washing, disinfecting and sterilizing instruments it can avoid this global problem. Terragene develops and markets the broadest range of indicators to monitor these processes and thereby improve patient safety.

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