Healthcare Delivery

Hospital disinfectants should be regulated like antibiotics new study suggests

A washbowl and different soaps and disinfectants are pictured at the laboratory the  hospital of the Canton of Nidwalden in Stans, October 27, 2011. Picture taken October 27, 2011. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer (SWITZERLAND) - BM2E7AS0TEI01

Antimicrobial resistance, even in normally harmless bacteria found on the skin, can have deadly consequences for patients in intensive care. Image: REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

Karolin Hijazi
Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Aberdeen
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