Attesting an optimal level of hygiene

The battle against harmful germs

Apr 19, 2005 | MARTINA PETER

Microorganisms in the air represent a significant risk factor – not just in obvious situations such as during surgery or the processing and handling of foods, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, but also in the conservation of our cultural heritage. In all these areas of activity it is therefore necessary to conduct regular and frequent air quality tests, which must performed by non-specialists as economically as possible.

Microbial air monitoring is critical in operating theatres