CASE 2 Burn unit H2O2 disinfection
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) and Acinetobacter baumannii are major nosocomial pathogens in burns units. MRSA and A.baumannii are particularly significant in burns patients who are uniquely susceptible to infection and colonization. Affected burns patients represent a reservoir of spread of these pathogens to the rest of the hospital. MRSA and A.baumannii outbreaks in burns units are common and can continue for many years.
The second affiliated hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, which is a large size Tertiary comprehensive hospital approved by the National Ministry of Public Health, integrating with medicine, education and research. This hospital is one of the earliest hospital which established burn unit.
2. Area disinfection
Department Burns and Plastic Surgery
therapy, ward, drug Dealing room, laminar flow ward etc
3. Decontamination method
Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide decontamination method, to do the terminal disinfection
Microbiological samples are collected in two rooms at different points: one room just after patients discharge (T0),one room after H2O2 disinfection(T1).Then handle the samples to third party inspection institution.