The university hospital in Bucharest discovered a few days ago the bacteria pioacin bacilli in one of the gynecology halls where chronic but no obstetric interventions existed, the institution specifying that the room is closed for decontamination and the possibility of infection is zero.
"The Department of Nosocomial Infection Prevention and Control continuously collects samples from all therapeutic areas, according to national and international sanitary standards, and self-evaluation requires us to exceed these standards." The positive sample of the phocian bacillus was harvested on the morning of August 20 a sterile water filter in the gynecologist's washroom All filters in the area, treated exclusively by the average medical staff, were not used at least 5 days before the samples were taken, or between 15-19 August. interventions, with the exception of those in obstetrics, therefore any possibility of reproduction or infection of a person is zero, "said the representatives of the University Emergency Hospital in a press release.
They also show that the bacteria develop in stagnant water and that the non-use of facilities entails such risks.
"That is why constant checks are carried out and a possible discovery leads to serious decontamination measures until the evidence is negative." Therefore, the room is provisionally closed. "Because the Ministry of Health has clarified the context, we mention that it is before 14 August ended and was carried out at the request of the SUUB management, certainly the circumstances in which this incident occurred in only one of the filters, although there were two, and as non-compliance or deviations from the procedural rules regarding their manipulation. be determined, all those involved will be sanctioned according to the rules in force, "the source quoted.
As soon as the doctors of the University Hospital have the results of the tests, they will be presented at a press conference.