Microbiological detection of bacteria and fungi in the autopsy room


Sonmez E., Özdemir H., Cem E. M., Sonmez Y., Salacin S., Ismail O. C., ...More

ROMANIAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL MEDICINE, vol.19, no.1, pp.33-44, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.4323/rjlm.2011.33
  • Journal Name: ROMANIAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.33-44
  • Keywords: Autopsy room, autopsy room personnel, occupational diseases, infection, bacterium, fungus, OPERATING-ROOMS, CONTAMINATION, VENTILATION, ENVIRONMENT, AEROSOLS, DEMODEX, COUNTS, HEALTH
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

It is obviously known that the autopsy staff are under higher risk of infectious diseases than the other staff in the hospital. Inappropriate infrastructure and ventilation system installed in autopsy room could also increase such risk efficiently.