Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control

Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control

Characteristics:

The Department of Hospital Hygiene and Epidemiology performs prophylactic and repressive surveillance in the area of epidemiology and hygiene, continuously co-generating and inspecting the compliance with hygienic and anti-epidemic rules. The department records nosocomial infections and performs nosocomial infection analyses, evaluates microbiological findings in health-care facilities, and cooperates in developing operational anti-epidemic rules.

Specialized Department Profile

Monitoring of nosocomial infections is the Department´s key target. Objectification is complemented by the performance of continuous prevalence studies on the infection rates in hospital units. The results subsequently serve to optimize procedures leading to minimization of the infection rates.

Head of the Department
Kateřina Pavelková, MD
tel.: 261 082 261
katerina.pavelkova@ftn.cz

Contact for English-speaking guests

Kateřina Pavelková, MD
tel.: 261 082 261
katerina.pavelkova@ftn.cz

Location

building F

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