Hospital Water May Not be as Safe as You Think

Researchers in Italy have found abnormally high levels of infectious microbes in the water from faucets at two hospitals compared to water coming in from the deeper areas of the pipes. One of the reasons is that the water is not meeting the chlorine or temperature requirement needed to eliminate harmful pathogens, such as Acinetobacter and Legionella. Very interesting read!

Science Daily article available here, full article published in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology behind a paywall.
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Sabreen Aulakh

Sabreen Aulakh is an undergraduate researcher in Jonathan Eisen's lab at the University of California Davis.