#7548
Synden
Member

Infectious Agent: Pseudomonas

Reservoirs: Moist wound-secretions

Portals of Exit: leaky dressings-wound secretions not properly contained

Modes of Transmission: Contact-from one person to another through contaminated hands, equipment, or surfaces

Portals of Entry: break in skin/ wounds, medical equipment that aren’t properly cleaned/hand hygiene

Susceptible Host: immunocompromised, aging resident with open wounds