The basic goals of infection control are to protect the patient and health care personnel from infection. During the meeting we will talk about severe disease following respiratory challenge with influenza A virus and about fully automated sterilization production. The other presentation will focus on ventilation and contamination control and comprehensive system for the prevention of legionella in a hospital.

January 28th 2021

3.00 pm

Relative humidity and susceptibility to severe disease following respiratory challenge with influenza A virus

Adriano Aguzzi
University of Zurich, Institute of Neuropathology, Zurich, Switzerland

3.15 pm

Ventilation and Contamination control in operating theaters: a long term analysis on the performances in Italian hospitals

Cesare Maria Joppolo
Politecnico di Milano, Energy Department, AIRLAB, Italy

3.30 pm

A comprehensive system for the prevention of Legionellosis in a hospital

Maurizio Gimigliano
Studio tecnico, Azienda Ospedaliera Pugliese – Ciaccio, Catanzaro, Italy

3.45 pm

ASHRAE Infectious Aerosols Position Documents,
and Infection Prevention learnings

Walter Vernon
Mazzetti, Engineering, San Francisco, United States of America