Infection Tag

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The more people who take cruises the greater the risks of bacterial and viral infection spreading rapidly, not just through the ship, but also back on land. One infection can damage a cruise line’s reputation – having spent a large sum of money on the holiday of a lifetime, it’s very hard for them to have to spend most of the holiday throwing up in the nearest toilet.

Hand hygiene as long been considered to be the single most important preventative measure in the transmission of infectious agents. Measures to undertake hand hygiene are surprisingly straightforward and effective decontamination can be achieved through the use of soaps or detergents and a compatible disinfectant. But compliance in health care facilities across all employees and the public, even in full sight of hand hygiene instructions, is often poor. What compliance and surveillance studies that have been conducted have indicated a complex picture of many different practices, working cultures, management motivation and different educational strategies.