Nosocomial Infections through Hospital Waste
Sweta Pandey and Anil K Dwivedi*
Pollution & Environmental Assay Research Laboratory (PEARL), Department of Botany, D. D. U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur – 273009, UP, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Anil K Dwivedi
Pollution & Environmental Assay Research Laboratory (PEARL)
Department of Botany, D. D. U. Gorakhpur University
Gorakhpur – 273009, UP, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: January 22, 2016; Accepted date: March 01, 2016; Published date: March 07, 2016
Citation: Pandey S, Dwivedi AK (2016) Nosocomial Infections through Hospital Waste. Int J Waste Resour 6:200. doi:10.4172/2252-5211.1000200
Copyright: © 2016 Pandey S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The amount of hospital waste being generated is increasing geometrically day by day due to increasing health consciousness. Improper management of the waste also leads nosocomial to infections. In the present article the types of hospital waste generated, the present pattern of its handling and disposal has been discussed. Its consequences and the proposed disposal methods have also been discussed in brief. The ultimate results of hospital waste on air, water and land have also been highlighted.