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Two unrelated episodes of Bacillus cereus bacteremia in a neonatal intensive care unit - Corrected Proof

2014-04-11

Nalini Ramarao, Laure Belotti, Stephanie Deboscker, Marylene Ennahar-Vuillemin, Jerôme de Launay, Thierry Lavigne, Christelle Koebel, Benoit Escande, Marie Hélène Guinebretière
Risk factors and outcomes of infections caused by extremely drug-resistant gram-negative bacilli in patients hospitalized in intensive care units - Corrected Proof

2014-04-10

Sameer J. Patel, André P. Oliveira, Juyan Julia Zhou, Luis Alba, E. Yoko Furuya, Scott A. Weisenberg, Haomiao Jia, Sarah A. Clock, Christine J. Kubin, Stephen G. Jenkins, Audrey N. Schuetz, Maryam Behta, Phyllis Della-Latta, Susan Whittier, Kyu Rhee, Lisa Saiman
Accuracy of administrative diagnostic data for pathologically confirmed cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Massachusetts, 2000-2008 - Corrected Proof

2014-04-10

Jed A. Barash, James K. West, Alfred DeMaria
The use of real-time feedback via wireless technology to improve hand hygiene compliance - Corrected Proof

2014-04-10

Alexandre R. Marra, Thiago Zinsly Sampaio Camargo, Thyago Pereira Magnus, Rosangela Pereira Blaya, Gilson Batista dos Santos, Luciana Reis Guastelli, Rodrigo Dias Rodrigues, Marcelo Prado, Elivane da Silva Victor, Humberto Bogossian, Julio Cesar Martins Monte, Oscar Fernando Pavão dos Santos, Carlos Kazume Oyama, Michael B. Edmond
Comment on: Family caregivers in public tertiary care hospitals in Bangladesh: Risks and opportunities for infection control - Corrected Proof

2014-04-10

Subhash C. Arya, Nirmala Agarwal
Comparison between mixed and laminar airflow systems in operating rooms and the influence of human factors: Experiences from a Swedish orthopedic center - Corrected Proof

2014-04-07

Annette Erichsen Andersson, Max Petzold, Ingrid Bergh, Jón Karlsson, Bengt I. Eriksson, Kerstin Nilsson
Overtreatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria: Identifying provider barriers to evidence-based care - Corrected Proof

2014-04-07

Barbara W. Trautner, Nancy J. Petersen, Sylvia J. Hysong, Deborah Horwitz, P. Adam Kelly, Aanand D. Naik
Nurse-directed catheter removal protocols to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection: Strategies for implementation - Corrected Proof

2014-04-07

Joan N. Hebden
Investigation of a Clostridium difficile cluster by multilocus sequence typing in a bone marrow transplant unit - Corrected Proof

2014-03-31

Carol Hu, Richard Sunday, Jackrapong Bruminhent, Brent Bobik, John Wagner, Mark Weiss, Phyllis Flomenberg, Zi-Xuan Wang
Nosocomial tuberculosis exposures at a tertiary care hospital: A root cause analysis - Corrected Proof

2014-03-24

Navjeet Uppal, Jane Batt, Julie Seemangal, Susan A. McIntyre, Nemat Aliyev, Matthew P. Muller
The prevalence of infections and patient risk factors in home health care: A systematic review - Corrected Proof

2014-03-24

Jingjing Shang, Chenjuan Ma, Lusine Poghosyan, Dawn Dowding, Patricia Stone
Using psychological theory to understand the challenges facing staff delivering a ward-led intervention to increase hand hygiene behavior: A qualitative study - Corrected Proof

2014-03-24

John McAteer, Sheldon Stone, Christopher Fuller, Susan Michie
Audits of the quality of perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis in Shandong Province, China, 2006 to 2011 - Corrected Proof

2014-03-24

Yang Ou, Bai-qian Jing, Fang-fang Guo, Liang Zhao, Qing Xie, Ying-li Fang, Jing Cui, Wei Xiao, Da-wei Wu, Wen Zhou
Successful outbreak investigation of Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteremia in intensive care patients - Corrected Proof

2014-03-21

Yonit Wiener-Well, Christine Segonds, Betty Mazuz, Puah Kopuit, Marc V. Assous
Assessment of the appropriateness of hand surface coverage for health care workers according to World Health Organization hand hygiene guidelines - Corrected Proof

2014-03-20

Hee-Youn Park, Sun-Kyung Kim, Young-Ju Lim, Sun-Hee Kwak, Min-Jee Hong, Hyang-Mi Mun, So-Yeon Park, Hyeon-Jeong Kim, Hye-Ran Choi, Jae-Sim Jeong, Mi-Na Kim, Sang-Ho Choi
Surgical wound infection rates in Spain: Data summary, January 1997 through June 2012 - Corrected Proof

2014-03-20

Cristina Díaz-Agero Pérez, Ana Robustillo Rodela, María José Pita López, Nieves López Fresneña, Vicente Monge Jodrá, Quality Control Indicator Working Group
Efficacy of 1.0% chlorhexidine-gluconate ethanol compared with 10% povidone-iodine for long-term central venous catheter care in hematology departments: A prospective study - Corrected Proof

2014-03-20

Natsuo Yamamoto, Hideo Kimura, Hanako Misao, Hayato Matsumoto, Yuji Imafuku, Akemi Watanabe, Hiroko Mori, Akiko Yoshida, Saori Miura, Yoshinobu Abe, Mamoru Toba, Hiromi Suzuki, Kazuei Ogawa, Keiji Kanemitsu
Relationship between local family physician supply and influenza vaccination after controlling for individual and neighborhood effects - Corrected Proof

2014-03-17

Yunwei Gai, Ning Yan Gu
The impact of multidrug resistance on outcomes in ventilator-associated pneumonia - Corrected Proof

2014-03-17

Rudy Tedja, Amy Nowacki, Thomas Fraser, Cynthia Fatica, Lori Griffiths, Steven Gordon, Carlos Isada, David van Duin
Relationship between death and infections among patients hospitalized in internal medicine departments: A prevalence and validation study - Corrected Proof

2014-03-17

Anne B. Boisen, Michael Dalager-Pedersen, Mette Søgaard, Rikke Mortensen, Reimar W. Thomsen
Introducing a catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) prevention guide to patient safety (GPS) - Corrected Proof

2014-02-26

Sanjay Saint, Elissa Gaies, Karen E. Fowler, Molly Harrod, Sarah L. Krein
Are community environmental surfaces near hospitals reservoirs for gram-negative nosocomial pathogens?

2014-04-01

Michael Rose, David Landman, John Quale
Working relationships of infection prevention and control programs and environmental services and associations with antibiotic-resistant organisms in Canadian acute care hospitals

2014-04-01

Dick E. Zoutman, B. Douglas Ford, Keith Sopha
Infection Control Link Nurse Program: An interdisciplinary approach in targeting health care-acquired infection

2014-02-19

Madhuri M. Sopirala, Lisa Yahle-Dunbar, Justin Smyer, Linda Wellington, Jeanne Dickman, Nancy Zikri, Jennifer Martin, Pat Kulich, David Taylor, Hagop Mekhjian, Mary Nash, Jerry Mansfield, Preeti Pancholi, Mary Howard, Linda Chase, Susan Brown, Kristopher Kipp, Kristen Lefeld, Amber Myers, Xueliang Pan, Julie E. Mangino
State focus on health care-associated infection prevention in nursing homes

2014-04-01

Catherine C. Cohen, Carolyn T.A. Herzig, Eileen J. Carter, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, Elaine L. Larson, Patricia W. Stone
The silver lining of disposable sporicidal privacy curtains in an intensive care unit

2014-04-01

Despina Kotsanas, W.R.P.L.I. Wijesooriya, Tracy Sloane, Rhonda L. Stuart, Elizabeth E. Gillespie
Barriers and facilitators to influenza vaccination and vaccine coverage in a cohort of health care personnel

2014-04-01

Allison L. Naleway, Emily M. Henkle, Sarah Ball, Sam Bozeman, Manjusha J. Gaglani, Erin D. Kennedy, Mark G. Thompson
Long-term carriage of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase–2-producing K pneumoniae after a large single-center outbreak in Germany

2014-04-01

Christoph Lübbert, Norman Lippmann, Thilo Busch, Udo X. Kaisers, Tanja Ducomble, Tim Eckmanns, Arne C. Rodloff
Development and psychometric testing of ventilator bundle questionnaire and observation schedule

2014-04-01

Miia M. Jansson, Tero I. Ala-Kokko, Hannu P. Syrjälä, Helvi A. Kyngäs
Effectiveness of an outpatient preoperative care bundle in preventing postoperative pneumonia among esophageal cancer patients

2014-04-01

Tamae Hiramatsu, Makiko Sugiyama, Setsuko Kuwabara, Yuji Tachimori, Midori Nishioka
Identification of temporal clusters and risk factors of bacteremia by nosocomial vancomycin-resistant enterococci

2014-04-01

Natal Santos da Silva, Vitor Dantas Muniz, Cássia Fernanda Estofolete, Guilherme Henrique Campos Furtado, Fernando Gongora Rubio
Development of a urinary-specific antibiogram for gram-negative isolates: Impact of patient risk factors on susceptibility

2014-02-21

Nicole Rabs, Sarah M. Wieczorkiewicz, Michael Costello, Ina Zamfirova
Major biologic characteristics of Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from hospital environmental and patients' respiratory tract sources

2014-04-01

Nathir Obeidat, Fatin Jawdat, Amal G. Al-Bakri, Asem A. Shehabi
Preventing transmission of MRSA: A qualitative study of health care workers’ attitudes and suggestions

2014-02-24

Dorothy J. Seibert, Karen Gabel Speroni, Kyeung Mi Oh, Mary C. DeVoe, Kathryn H. Jacobsen
Prevention of gram-positive infections in peritoneal dialysis patients in Hong Kong: A cost-effectiveness analysis

2014-04-01

Carlos Wong, In-wa Luk, Margaret Ip, Joyce H.S. You
The role of tissue plasminogen activator use and systemic hypercoagulability in central line-associated bloodstream infections

2014-02-21

Kinna Thakarar, Matthew Collins, Lana Kwong, Carol Sulis, Cathy Korn, Nahid Bhadelia
Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure from occult mattress damage

2014-02-24

Susan L. Bradbury, Deborah Mack, Terri Crofts, Richard T. Ellison
The survival of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus on 4 household surfaces

2014-04-01

John Oxford, Eitan N. Berezin, Patrice Courvalin, Dominic E. Dwyer, Martin Exner, Laura A. Jana, Mitsuo Kaku, Christopher Lee, Kgosi Letlape, Donald E. Low, Tariq Ahmed Madani, Joseph R. Rubino, Narendra Saini, Barry D. Schoub, Carlo Signorelli, Philip M. Tierno, Xuhui Zhong
Effectiveness of improved hydrogen peroxide in decontaminating privacy curtains contaminated with multidrug-resistant pathogens

2014-04-01

William A. Rutala, Maria F. Gergen, Emily E. Sickbert-Bennett, David A. Williams, David J. Weber
Decreasing cesarean section surgical site infection: An ongoing comprehensive quality improvement program

2014-04-01

Frank R. Witter, Patricia Lawson, Janis Ferrell
A polymicrobial outbreak of surgical site infections following cardiac surgery at a community hospital in Florida, 2011-2012

2014-04-01

Duc B. Nguyen, Neil Gupta, Alison Abou-Daoud, Benjamin G. KleKamp, Chaz Rhone, Tiffany Winston, Trevor Hedberg, Ana Scuteri, Charlotte Evans, Bette Jensen, Heather Moulton-Meissner, Thomas Török, Sandra I. Berríos-Torres, Judith Noble-Wang, Alexander Kallen
Occurrence of nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a marker for transmission in a surgical intensive care unit in China

2014-04-01

Yong Chen, Wei Zhao, Hui Liu, Qing Song, Yan Wang, Jingya Zhao, Dongyu Zheng, Xuelin Han, Xiaohua Hu, Hajo Grundmann, Li Han
Patient-as-Observer Approach: An alternative method for hand hygiene auditing in an ambulatory care setting

2014-04-01

Sheila Le-Abuyen, Jessica Ng, Susie Kim, Anne De La Franier, Bibi Khan, Jane Mosley, Michael Gardam
Hand sanitizer-dispensing door handles increase hand hygiene compliance: A pilot study

2014-04-01

Lukasz S. Babiarz, Brent Savoie, Mark McGuire, Lauren McConnell, Paul Nagy
Eyewear contamination levels in the operating room: Infection risk

2014-01-21

Victor R. Lange
Cost of isolation: Daily cost of isolation determined and cost avoidance demonstrated from the overuse of personal protective equipment in an acute care facility

2014-02-24

Kerrie VerLee, Dorine Berriel-Cass, Kristen Buck, Chau Nguyen
Influenza-like illness and presenteeism among school employees

2014-04-01

Marie A. de Perio, Douglas M. Wiegand, Scott E. Brueck
Idle central venous catheter-days pose infection risk for patients after discharge from intensive care

2014-04-01

Gabrielle Burdeu, Judy Currey, David Pilcher
Outbreak of AmpC β-lactamase-hyper-producing Enterobacter cloacae in a neonatal intensive care unit in a French teaching hospital

2014-04-01

Nathalie Pestourie, Fabien Garnier, Olivier Barraud, Antoine Bedu, Marie-Cécile Ploy, Marcelle Mounier
Clostridium difficile infection in Brazil: A neglected problem?

2014-02-24

Renata N. Pires, Alexandre A. Monteiro, Lilian C. Carneiro, Ludmila F. Baethgen, Rejane Tavares, Carla S. Lincho, Steven Park, David Perlin, Edison M. Rodrigues Filho, Alessandro C. Pasqualotto
Incidence of infection in orthopedic surgeries: Do we actually know it?

2014-04-01

Marcelo Carneiro, Eliane Carlosso Krummenauer, Janete Aparecida Alves Machado, Mariana Schmidt Adam, Jenifer Grotto de Souza, Robson Antônio Gonçalves
Fabric softeners impact cleaning, but not disinfection, by a saturated steam vapor system

2014-04-01

Robert DeMatteo, Daniel Warden, Jason Marshall, Nancy Goodyear
Absence of an intervention effect following central line bundle implementation in an intensive care unit: An interpretation

2014-04-01

Koen Y. Blot, Stijn I. Blot, Dominique Vandijck
Environment and body contamination: A comparison of two different removal methods in three types of personal protective clothing

2014-04-01

Y.P. Guo, Yi Li, Peony L.H. Wong
Evaluating the quality of outbreak reports on health care-associated infections in São Paulo, Brazil, during 2000-2010 using the ORION statement findings and recommendations

2014-04-01

Amanda Luiz Pires Maciel, Denise Brandão de Assis, Geraldine Madalosso, Maria Clara Padoveze
"I wash my hands of it!?" - Trends in hand hygiene over the past decades.

9/1/2007

Rotter ML.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance
"Stay vigilant on hand hygiene or it's back to the last century".

4/1/2011

Storr J, Kilpatrick C.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Promotion
"The dirty hand in the latex glove": a study of hand hygiene compliance when gloves are worn.

12/1/2011

Fuller C, Savage J, Besser S, Hayward A, Cookson B, Cooper B, Stone S.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance,Hand Hygiene Promotion
2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Health Care Settings Original Research Article

12/1/2007

Jane D. Siegel, Emily Rhinehart, Marguerite Jackson, Linda Chiarello, Health Care Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Promotion
A 1-minute hand wash does not impair the efficacy of a propanol-based hand rub in two consecutive surgical hand disinfection procedures.

11/1/2009

Kampf G, Ostermeyer C.
Article Categories: Product Efficacy
A Crossover Trial of Antimicrobial Scrubs to ReduceMethicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Burden on Healthcare Worker Apparel.

3/1/2012

Bearman GM, Rosato A, Elam K, Sanogo K, Stevens MP, Sessler CN, Wenzel RP.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance,Hand Hygiene Promotion
A close look at alcohol gel as an antimicrobial sanitizing agent.

8/1/1999

Paulson DS, Fendler EJ, Dolan MJ, Williams RA.
Article Categories: Product Efficacy
A comparison of the antibacterial efficacy and cytotoxicity to cultured human skin cells of 7 commercial hand rubs and Xgel, a new copper-based biocidal hand rub.

5/1/2009

Hall TJ, Wren MW, Jeanes A, Gant VA.
Article Categories: Product Efficacy
A comparison of the hand hygiene knowledge, beliefs and practices of Italian nursing and medical students.

3/1/2012

Van De Mortel TF, Kermode S, Progano T, Sansoni J.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance,Hand Hygiene Promotion