Testing For Infectious Diseases In Prisons

Jails and prison systems are presented with unique challenges for infection control due to crowding, close contact, shared quarters, decreased cleanliness and exposure to open wounds. Bacteria thrive in these conditions and pose a threat of viruses spreading.

Not only can infections spread among inmates, but officers and prison staff often come in contact with areas that are ideal for bacteria growth and contamination. Testing for infectious diseases in prisons and jails can help reduce the spread of these dangerous microorganisms.


Testing Can Help Reduce Infection Rates

Prison and jail facilities should conduct regular microbial testing to determine if disease-causing bacteria are present, which can help reduce the potential for infection among both staff and inmates. Consider these common illnesses that spread easily throughout correctional facilities.


  • Tuberculosis
  • Hepatitis C
  • AIDS
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Norovirus
  • Chicken Pox
  • Valley Fever
  • Legionnaire’s Disease
  • Meningitis

We Are Your Testing Solution

At Nova Biologicals, we understand the dangerous threat that viruses pose upon prison facilities, and we want to help keep your officers, staff members and inmates healthy. By partnering with us, you have access to our experts for project consulting and guidance with your testing. Contact us to learn more about our testing for infectious diseases in prisons.

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