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Disinfestation

  • Elisabeth PresterlEmail author
  • Magda Diab-El SchahawiEmail author
  • Luigi Segagni Lusignani
  • Helga Paula
  • Jacqui S. Reilly
Chapter

Abstract

A great variety of pest types are potentially infesting hospitals including rodents, cockroaches, mosquitoes, flies, ants, termites, fleas, lice, mites and rats. Pest control has an important role as part of the facility risk management plan in reducing the risks of infection in the healthcare settings. This chapter focuses on the most common pest infestations and their relevant control measures.

Keywords

Pest Control Food 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elisabeth Presterl
    • 1
    Email author
  • Magda Diab-El Schahawi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Luigi Segagni Lusignani
    • 1
  • Helga Paula
    • 1
  • Jacqui S. Reilly
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Hygiene and Infection ControlMedical University of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Glasgow Caledonian UniversityGlasgowUK

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