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Environmental Control for Tuberculosis: Basic Upper-Room Ultraviolent Germicidal Irradiation Guidelines for Healthcare Settings

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ISBN-10: 1493537172

ISBN-13: 9781493537174

Edition: N/A

Authors: Department of Human Services, Centers for and Prevention, National Institute Safety and Health

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Tuberculosis (TB) is a severe, contagious disease that primarily affects the lungs. It is usually transmitted from person to person via airborne particles that contain TB bacteria. One of the major concerns for healthcare workers is the potential for transmission of TB at worksites from undiagnosed or unsuspected cases. Upper-room ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) systems are considered a supplement or adjunct to other TB infection-control measures (e.g., ventilation) in settings where persons with undiagnosed TB could potentially contaminate the air (e.g., waiting rooms, emergency rooms, corridors, central areas). Also, as an adjunct to negative pressure ventilation, upper-room…    
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Book details

List price: $14.29
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 10/20/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 86
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English