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Respiratory Pathogens and Airborne Transmission

Respiratory Pathogens and Airborne Transmission

What do healthcare workers need to know about respiratory pathogens? What amount of exposure can be anticipated when providing care for patients suspected or confirmed to have an airborne transmissible pathogens? Current research on these issues, as well as environmental contamination, can be found below.

Simulating Airborne Transmission

PPE and Facemask Contamination Studies

Efficacy of Facemasks and Respirators

Testing Places (Hospital Spaces and Exterior) for Airborne Particles

Studies of Transmission and Risk of Transmission in Health Care Settings

Controlled Laboratory Studies

Respiratory Pathogens and Airborne Transmission