Research for infection protection


Our periodical DISINFACTS offers you well-founded and practical information on special topics relating to hygiene and infection protection. The focus: new recommendations and regulations, studies and products, events and background knowledge on individual diseases and active ingredients. Some of these topics relevant to hygiene are explored in depth.

DISINFACTS Issue 1/2019

These are the topics of the latest DISINFACTS

Issue 1/2019
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New technologies, trends and topics

New technologies, trends and topics

The 8th HARTMANN Hygiene Days in Spain were a great success. Focus of the event: latest findings and practical experience in hygiene, disinfection and infection control.


Robert Koch

Robert Koch-Institute: Research Agenda 2018–2025

The German Robert Koch Institute is realigning its Research Agenda — because research on new and old risks for health care can benefit significantly from innovative methods and modern approaches. Find out more about the central priorities of the Research Agenda 2018–2025.


MRGN in emergency medical services

MRGN in emergency medical services

The number of multi-resistant Gram-negative (MRGN) rod bacteria continues to rise — and thus also the risk of pathogen contact during patient or rescue transport. Here, hygiene plays a central role to enhance patient and personnel protection. Basic prerequisite for targeted and efficient measures: a risk assessment according to the “traffic-light system”.