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The importance of the skins and sources of infections in spread of hospital infections

Grant number: 19/01497-2
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2019
Effective date (End): July 31, 2020
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics
Principal researcher:Cláudia Pio Ferreira
Grantee:Murilo Henrique Gonçalves
Home Institution: Instituto de Biociências (IBB). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Botucatu. Botucatu , SP, Brazil

Abstract

Hospital infections (IrAS) have increased in recent years, causing significant problems, economic and social, it is necessary studies for greater efficiency in the control of these infections. The objective is to create a connection between hospitals to understand how they are related, and to propose solutions for control from the identification of sinks and sources of infection. Hospitals divided into levels will be through the model of connected and studied complex networks. Seeing Brazil as an underdeveloped country, control is extremely necessary, since it is endemic in the country's hospitals.