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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 5, Issue:5, May, 2016

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(5): 440-447

Sterility Testing of Operation Theatres in Hospitals
Abhishek K. Mishra* and Vijay S. Wadhai
Centre for Higher Learning and Research in Microbiology,Sardar Patel Mahavidyalaya, Chandrapur, India
*Corresponding author

This paper describes the presence and type of bacterial contamination in an operation theatres that contributes to the major outbreak of nosocomial infections of Various Hospitals of Wardha city (M.S), India. Samples were collected by open plate method and swab method for air, surface and articles, and were further isolated and identified. The bacterial pathogens comprising of Staphylococcus spp., Pseudomonas spp., and Coagulase negative Staphyloccoci spp were found. High bacterial contamination was observed in air samples taken from operation theaters.

Keywords: Sterility Testing, Operation Theatres,  Coagulase negative Staphyloccoci spp

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Abhishek K. Mishra and Vijay S. Wadhai. 2016. Sterility Testing of Operation Theatres in Hospitals.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(5): 440-447. doi:
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