oa South African Medical Journal - Clinical thermometers and cross-infection in hospitals
|Article Title||Clinical thermometers and cross-infection in hospitals|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||May 1956|
|Pages||413 - 414|
|Keyword(s)||Clinical thermometers, Cross-infection, Microbiology and Nosocomial infection|
Cultures of oral and rectal thermometers in a general hospital showed that more than half were contaminated with pathogenic and non-pathogenic organisms.
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