Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities (2003)

A. Glossary of Terms

B. Air

  1. Airborne Contaminant Removal
  2. Air Sampling for Aerosols Containing Legionellae
  3. Calculation of Air Sampling Results
  4. Ventilation Specifications for Health-Care Facilities

C. Water

  1. Biofilms
  2. Water and Dialysate Sampling Strategies in Dialysis
  3. Water Sampling Strategies and Culture Techniques for Detecting Legionellae
  4. Procedure for Cleaning Cooling Towers and Related Equipment
  5. Maintenance Procedures Used to Decrease Survival and Multiplications of Legionella spp. in Potable-Water Distribution Systems

D. Insects and Microorganisms

  • Cockroaches
  • Houseflies
  • Ants
  • Spiders
  • Mites
  • Mosquitoes

E. Information Resources

  • Air and Water
  • Environmental Sampling
  • Animals in Health-Care Facilities
  • Regulated Medical Waste
  • General Resources

F. Areas of Future Research

  • Air
  • Water
  • Environmental Services
  • Laundry and Bedding
  • Animals in Health-Care Facilities
  • Regulated Medical Waste

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