Cross infections simply refers to the transfer of harmful microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites), between people, equipment, within the body or between different species of animal or plant. Many different types of infections can occur. surgical wound infection that may cause redness, swelling, and pus, urinary tract infection (UTI) from an infection caused by a catheter. These microorganisms can be transmitted by: unsterilized medical equipment, coughing and sneezing, human contact, touching contaminated objects, dirty bedding, prolonged use of catheters, tubes, or intravenous lines.
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Jan 01, 1970
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