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Identifying the psychological determinants of handwashing: Results from two cross-sectional questionnaire studies in Haiti and Ethiopia

2015-05-28

Nadja Contzen, Mosler Hans-Joachim
Inclusion of social media-based strategies in a health care worker influenza immunization campaign

2015-05-28

Diana P. Venci, Douglas Slain, Betsy M. Elswick, Arif R. Sarwari, Ashley L. Ross, Ann Smithmyer, Justin T. Hare, Frank Briggs
Blood culture contamination rate in an intensive care setting: Effectiveness of an education-based intervention

2015-05-28

Paula Ramirez, Mónica Gordón, Concepción Cortes, Esther Villarreal, Carmen Perez-Belles, Cristobal Robles, Luis de Hevia, Jose Vicente Marti, Javier Botella, Juan Bonastre
Norovirus prevention and the prevalence of asymptomatic norovirus infection in kindergartens and primary schools in Changzhou, China: Status of the knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and requirements

2015-05-28

Rui Qi, Chao Ye, Cong Chen, Ping Yao, Feifei Hu, Qin Lin
Stickers used for the identification of intravenous lines could be a portal of entry of microorganisms through the catheter: Results from a clinical study

2015-05-28

María Jesús Pérez Granda, Raquel Cruces, Pablo Martín-Rabadán, Emilio Bouza, María Guembe
Central line-associated bloodstream infections in Australian intensive care units: Time-trends in infection rates, etiology, and antimicrobial resistance using a comprehensive Victorian surveillance program, 2009-2013

2015-05-28

Leon J. Worth, Tim Spelman, Ann L. Bull, Judith A. Brett, Michael J. Richards
Importance of asymptomatic shedding of in environmental contamination of a neonatal intensive care unit

2015-05-25

Howard S. Faden, Diane Dryja
Effectiveness of facemasks for pediatric populations against submicron-sized aerosols

2015-05-25

Suvajyoti Guha, Andrés Mejía-Alfaro, Prasanna Hariharan, Matthew R. Myers
Is the pulsed xenon ultraviolet light no-touch disinfection system effective on methicillin-resistant in the absence of manual cleaning?

2015-05-23

Chetan Jinadatha, Frank C. Villamaria, Marcos I. Restrepo, Nagaraja Ganachari-Mallappa, I-Chia Liao, Eileen M. Stock, Laurel A. Copeland, John E. Zeber
Estimating central line–associated bloodstream infection incidence rates by sampling of denominator data: A prospective, multicenter evaluation

2015-05-21

Nicola D. Thompson, Jonathan R. Edwards, Wendy Bamberg, Zintars G. Beldavs, Ghinwa Dumyati, Deborah Godine, Meghan Maloney, Marion Kainer, Susan Ray, Deborah Thompson, Lucy Wilson, Shelley S. Magill
Microorganisms and complaints in outpatients with a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy catheter

2015-05-19

Tjalling de Vries, Annieke de Ruiter, Audrey Westendorp, Jan van Zeijl
Pathogen transfer and high variability in pathogen removal by detergent wipes

2015-05-18

Lauren Ramm, Harsha Siani, Rebecca Wesgate, Jean-Yves Maillard
Tracking sources of hand contamination in food handlers by typing

2015-05-18

Jeffery Ho, Maureen V. Boost, Margaret M. O'Donoghue
Effect of a multimodal training program and traditional lecture method on nurses' hand hygiene knowledge, belief, and practice: A brief report

2015-05-18

Tahereh Najafi Ghezeljeh, Zahra Abbasnejad, Forough Rafii, Hamid Haghani
A comparison of the efficacy of 70% v/v isopropyl alcohol with either 0.5% w/v or 2% w/v chlorhexidine gluconate for skin preparation before harvest of the long saphenous vein used in coronary artery bypass grafting

2015-05-13

Anna Casey, Abdul Itrakjy, Chrissie Birkett, Alan Clethro, Robert Bonser, Tim Graham, Jorge Mascaro, Domenico Pagano, Stephen Rooney, Ian Wilson, Peter Nightingale, Cynthia Crosby, Thomas Elliott
A multifaceted prevention program to reduce infection after cesarean section: Interventions assessed using an intensive postdischarge surveillance system

2015-05-07

Wil Ng, Adrian Brown, Doreen Alexander, Man Fan Ho, Bonnie Kerr, Michelle Amato, Kevin Katz
Building-level analyses to prospectively detect influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities: New York City, 2013-2014

2015-05-07

Alison Levin-Rector, Beth Nivin, Alice Yeung, Annie D. Fine, Sharon K. Greene
Risk factors for extensive drug-resistance and mortality in geriatric inpatients with bacteremia caused by

2015-05-07

Qiang Fu, Huan Ye, Shumei Liu
Optimizing diagnostic testing for : The perceptions of physicians and nurses on when to order testing for

2015-05-07

Rebekah Blakney, Eric Yanke, Cory Fink, Robert Wigton, Nasia Safdar
Challenges in assessing transmission of in long-term-care facilities

2015-05-05

David A. Jackson, Karen Mailer, Kimberly A. Porter, R. Todd Niemeier, Donna A. Fearey, Linda Pope, Lauren A. Lambert, Kiren Mitruka, Marie A. de Perio
Journal Club: Multicenter study of health care costs of patients admitted to hospital with bacteremia: Impact of length of stay and intensity of care

2015-05-05

Kathleen A. Gase, James Davis
Comparing visual inspection, aerobic colony counts, and adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence assay for evaluating surface cleanliness at a medical center

2015-05-05

Yu-Shan Huang, Yee-Chun Chen, Mei-Ling Chen, Aristine Cheng, I-Chen Hung, Jann-Tay Wang, Wang-Huei Sheng, Shan-Chwen Chang
Lasting hand self-disinfection: A backup for hospital hand hygiene?

2015-05-05

Rafael Herruzo, Rubén Yela, Maria Jose Vizcaino
Control of the spread of viruses in a long-term care facility using hygiene protocols

2015-05-03

Hannah P. Sassi, Laura Y. Sifuentes, David W. Koenig, Emmalee Nichols, Jocelyn Clark-Greuel, Lung Fai Wong, Kevin McGrath, Charles P. Gerba, Kelly A. Reynolds
Prescribing errors in antibiotic prophylaxis by dentists in a large Brazilian city

2015-04-30

Sheila Monteiro Lisboa, Maria Auxiliadora Parreiras Martins, Lia Silva de Castilho, Maria Elisa de Souza e Silva, Mauro Henrique Nogueira Guimarães Abreu
Frequency-risk and duration-risk relations between occupational livestock contact and methicillin-resistant carriage among workers in Guangdong, China

2015-04-30

Xiaohua Ye, Weidong Liu, Yanping Fan, Xiaolin Wang, Junli Zhou, Zhenjiang Yao, Sidong Chen
Difference in compliance with Standard Precautions by nursing staff in Brazil versus Hong Kong

2015-04-30

Fernanda Maria Vieira Pereira, Simon Ching Lam, Jackie Hoi Man Chan, Silmara Elaine Malaguti-Toffano, Elucir Gir
Efficiency of chlorhexidine–silver sulfadiazine-impregnated venous catheters at subclavian sites

2015-04-30

Leonardo Lorente, María Lecuona, Alejandro Jiménez, Lisset Lorenzo, Ruth Santacreu, Silvia Ramos, Eva Hurtado, Manuel Buitrago, María L. Mora
Adherence to tuberculosis infection control guidelines by nurses in Lesotho

2015-04-30

Eltony Mugomeri, Peter Chatanga, Mamotlatsi Lefunyane, Vurayai Ruhanya, George Nyandoro, Nyasha Chin'ombe
Impact of antibiotic- and silver-impregnated external ventricular drains on the risk of infections: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2015-04-30

Zhenwen Cui, Baofeng Wang, Zhihong Zhong, Yuhao Sun, Qingfang Sun, Guoyuan Yang, Liuguan Bian
Health care–associated infection outbreaks in pediatric long-term care facilities

2015-04-30

M.T. Murray, M. Pavia, O. Jackson, M. Keenan, N.M. Neu, B. Cohen, L. Saiman, E.L. Larson
Measuring hand hygiene compliance rates at hospital entrances

2015-04-30

Marina Vaidotas, Paula Kiyomi Onaga Yokota, Alexandre R. Marra, Thiago Zinsly Sampaio Camargo, Elivane da Silva Victor, Deisy Morselli Gysi, Flavio Leal, Oscar Fernando Pavão dos Santos, Michael B. Edmond
Environmental infection control considerations for Ebola

2015-04-30

John J. Lowe, Patricia L. Olinger, Shawn G. Gibbs, Kalpana Rengarajan, Elizabeth L. Beam, Kathleen C. Boulter, Michelle M. Schwedhelm, A. Kim Hayes, Christopher J. Kratochvil, Sharon Vanairsdale, Brian Frislie, Jerry Lewis, Angela L. Hewlett, Philip W. Smith, Bryce Gartland, Bruce S. Ribner
Risk factors for bloodstream infection caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase–producing and A focus on antimicrobials including cefepime

2015-04-30

Teena Chopra, Dror Marchaim, Paul C. Johnson, Indu K. Chalana, Zeinab Tamam, Mazin Mohammed, Shatha Alkatib, Ryan Tansek, Khawar Chaudhry, Jing J. Zhao, Jason M. Pogue, Keith S. Kaye
Delirium and other clinical factors with infection that predict mortality in hospitalized patients

2015-04-24

Laurie R. Archbald-Pannone, Timothy L. McMurry, Richard L. Guerrant, Cirle A. Warren
Catheter-associated candiduria: Risk factors, medical interventions, and antifungal susceptibility

2015-04-24

Dan Padawer, Nina Pastukh, Orna Nitzan, Kozitta Labay, Ilana Aharon, Diana Brodsky, Tatyana Glyatman, Avi Peretz
What does the public know about Ebola? The public's risk perceptions regarding the current Ebola outbreak in an as-yet unaffected country

2015-04-24

Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, Yaffa Shir-Raz, Samah Hayek, Oshrat Sassoni-Bar Lev
Increase in hospital purchase of hand hygiene products: The importance of focusing on the right product

2015-04-24

Manisha Biswal, Amber Prasad, Navneet Dhaliwal, A.K. Gupta, Neelam Taneja
Environmental contamination by multidrug-resistant microorganisms after daily cleaning

2015-04-20

Laura Gavaldà, Sandra Pequeño, Ana Soriano, M. Angeles Dominguez
Microfiber cloths reduce the transfer of spores to environmental surfaces compared with cotton cloths

2015-04-20

Adriana N. Trajtman, Kanchana Manickam, Michelle J. Alfa
Ebola infection control in Sierra Leonean health clinics: A large cross-agency cooperative project

2015-04-18

Benjamin Levy, Carol Y. Rao, Laura Miller, Ngozi Kennedy, Monica Adams, Rosemary Davis, Laura Hastings, Augustin Kabano, Sarah D. Bennett, Momodu Sesay
Predictors for compliance of standard precautions among nursing students

2015-04-11

Kin Cheung, Chi Keung Chan, Mei Yan Chang, Po Ha Chu, Wai Fong Fung, Kit Chi Kwan, Nga Yan Lau, Wai Kin Li, Hiu Man Mak
Pneumonia cases following an EF-5 tornado

2015-04-11

Beth A. Forshee-Hakala
Individual versus pooled multiple-lumen blood cultures for the diagnosis of intravascular catheter-related infections

2015-04-10

Alexis Samara Herrera-Guerra, Elvira Garza-González, Michel Fernando Martínez-Resendez, Jorge Martín Llaca-Díaz, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
Variation in health care-associated infection surveillance practices in Australia

2015-04-06

Philip L. Russo, Allen C. Cheng, Michael Richards, Nicholas Graves, Lisa Hall
Identifying changes in the role of the infection preventionist through the 2014 practice analysis study conducted by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc

2015-04-06

Lita Jo Henman, Robert Corrigan, Ruth Carrico, Kathryn N. Suh, Practice Analysis Survey Development Team, Practice Analysis Review and Test Specification Development Team
Catheter-associated urinary tract infection: Role of the setting of catheter insertion

2015-03-31

Pamela Barbadoro, Francesco M. Labricciosa, Claudia Recanatini, Giada Gori, Federico Tirabassi, Enrica Martini, Maria Grazia Gioia, Marcello M. D'Errico, Emilia Prospero
Multicenter study of health care cost of patients admitted to hospital with bacteremia: Impact of length of stay and intensity of care

2015-03-12

Nisha Thampi, Adrienne Showler, Lisa Burry, Anthony D. Bai, Marilyn Steinberg, Daniel R. Ricciuto, Chaim M. Bell, Andrew M. Morris
Identifying the psychological determinants of handwashing: Results from two cross-sectional questionnaire studies in Haiti and Ethiopia

2015-05-28

Nadja Contzen, Mosler Hans-Joachim
Inclusion of social media-based strategies in a health care worker influenza immunization campaign

2015-05-28

Diana P. Venci, Douglas Slain, Betsy M. Elswick, Arif R. Sarwari, Ashley L. Ross, Ann Smithmyer, Justin T. Hare, Frank Briggs
Blood culture contamination rate in an intensive care setting: Effectiveness of an education-based intervention

2015-05-28

Paula Ramirez, Mónica Gordón, Concepción Cortes, Esther Villarreal, Carmen Perez-Belles, Cristobal Robles, Luis de Hevia, Jose Vicente Marti, Javier Botella, Juan Bonastre
Norovirus prevention and the prevalence of asymptomatic norovirus infection in kindergartens and primary schools in Changzhou, China: Status of the knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and requirements

2015-05-28

Rui Qi, Chao Ye, Cong Chen, Ping Yao, Feifei Hu, Qin Lin
Stickers used for the identification of intravenous lines could be a portal of entry of microorganisms through the catheter: Results from a clinical study

2015-05-28

María Jesús Pérez Granda, Raquel Cruces, Pablo Martín-Rabadán, Emilio Bouza, María Guembe
Central line-associated bloodstream infections in Australian intensive care units: Time-trends in infection rates, etiology, and antimicrobial resistance using a comprehensive Victorian surveillance program, 2009-2013

2015-05-28

Leon J. Worth, Tim Spelman, Ann L. Bull, Judith A. Brett, Michael J. Richards
Importance of asymptomatic shedding of in environmental contamination of a neonatal intensive care unit

2015-05-25

Howard S. Faden, Diane Dryja
Effectiveness of facemasks for pediatric populations against submicron-sized aerosols

2015-05-25

Suvajyoti Guha, Andrés Mejía-Alfaro, Prasanna Hariharan, Matthew R. Myers
Is the pulsed xenon ultraviolet light no-touch disinfection system effective on methicillin-resistant in the absence of manual cleaning?

2015-05-23

Chetan Jinadatha, Frank C. Villamaria, Marcos I. Restrepo, Nagaraja Ganachari-Mallappa, I-Chia Liao, Eileen M. Stock, Laurel A. Copeland, John E. Zeber
Estimating central line–associated bloodstream infection incidence rates by sampling of denominator data: A prospective, multicenter evaluation

2015-05-21

Nicola D. Thompson, Jonathan R. Edwards, Wendy Bamberg, Zintars G. Beldavs, Ghinwa Dumyati, Deborah Godine, Meghan Maloney, Marion Kainer, Susan Ray, Deborah Thompson, Lucy Wilson, Shelley S. Magill
Microorganisms and complaints in outpatients with a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy catheter

2015-05-19

Tjalling de Vries, Annieke de Ruiter, Audrey Westendorp, Jan van Zeijl
Pathogen transfer and high variability in pathogen removal by detergent wipes

2015-05-18

Lauren Ramm, Harsha Siani, Rebecca Wesgate, Jean-Yves Maillard
Tracking sources of hand contamination in food handlers by typing

2015-05-18

Jeffery Ho, Maureen V. Boost, Margaret M. O'Donoghue
Effect of a multimodal training program and traditional lecture method on nurses' hand hygiene knowledge, belief, and practice: A brief report

2015-05-18

Tahereh Najafi Ghezeljeh, Zahra Abbasnejad, Forough Rafii, Hamid Haghani
A comparison of the efficacy of 70% v/v isopropyl alcohol with either 0.5% w/v or 2% w/v chlorhexidine gluconate for skin preparation before harvest of the long saphenous vein used in coronary artery bypass grafting

2015-05-13

Anna Casey, Abdul Itrakjy, Chrissie Birkett, Alan Clethro, Robert Bonser, Tim Graham, Jorge Mascaro, Domenico Pagano, Stephen Rooney, Ian Wilson, Peter Nightingale, Cynthia Crosby, Thomas Elliott
A multifaceted prevention program to reduce infection after cesarean section: Interventions assessed using an intensive postdischarge surveillance system

2015-05-07

Wil Ng, Adrian Brown, Doreen Alexander, Man Fan Ho, Bonnie Kerr, Michelle Amato, Kevin Katz
Building-level analyses to prospectively detect influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities: New York City, 2013-2014

2015-05-07

Alison Levin-Rector, Beth Nivin, Alice Yeung, Annie D. Fine, Sharon K. Greene
Risk factors for extensive drug-resistance and mortality in geriatric inpatients with bacteremia caused by

2015-05-07

Qiang Fu, Huan Ye, Shumei Liu
Optimizing diagnostic testing for : The perceptions of physicians and nurses on when to order testing for

2015-05-07

Rebekah Blakney, Eric Yanke, Cory Fink, Robert Wigton, Nasia Safdar
Challenges in assessing transmission of in long-term-care facilities

2015-05-05

David A. Jackson, Karen Mailer, Kimberly A. Porter, R. Todd Niemeier, Donna A. Fearey, Linda Pope, Lauren A. Lambert, Kiren Mitruka, Marie A. de Perio
Journal Club: Multicenter study of health care costs of patients admitted to hospital with bacteremia: Impact of length of stay and intensity of care

2015-05-05

Kathleen A. Gase, James Davis
Comparing visual inspection, aerobic colony counts, and adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence assay for evaluating surface cleanliness at a medical center

2015-05-05

Yu-Shan Huang, Yee-Chun Chen, Mei-Ling Chen, Aristine Cheng, I-Chen Hung, Jann-Tay Wang, Wang-Huei Sheng, Shan-Chwen Chang
Lasting hand self-disinfection: A backup for hospital hand hygiene?

2015-05-05

Rafael Herruzo, Rubén Yela, Maria Jose Vizcaino
Control of the spread of viruses in a long-term care facility using hygiene protocols

2015-05-03

Hannah P. Sassi, Laura Y. Sifuentes, David W. Koenig, Emmalee Nichols, Jocelyn Clark-Greuel, Lung Fai Wong, Kevin McGrath, Charles P. Gerba, Kelly A. Reynolds
Prescribing errors in antibiotic prophylaxis by dentists in a large Brazilian city

2015-04-30

Sheila Monteiro Lisboa, Maria Auxiliadora Parreiras Martins, Lia Silva de Castilho, Maria Elisa de Souza e Silva, Mauro Henrique Nogueira Guimarães Abreu
Frequency-risk and duration-risk relations between occupational livestock contact and methicillin-resistant carriage among workers in Guangdong, China

2015-04-30

Xiaohua Ye, Weidong Liu, Yanping Fan, Xiaolin Wang, Junli Zhou, Zhenjiang Yao, Sidong Chen
Difference in compliance with Standard Precautions by nursing staff in Brazil versus Hong Kong

2015-04-30

Fernanda Maria Vieira Pereira, Simon Ching Lam, Jackie Hoi Man Chan, Silmara Elaine Malaguti-Toffano, Elucir Gir
Efficiency of chlorhexidine–silver sulfadiazine-impregnated venous catheters at subclavian sites

2015-04-30

Leonardo Lorente, María Lecuona, Alejandro Jiménez, Lisset Lorenzo, Ruth Santacreu, Silvia Ramos, Eva Hurtado, Manuel Buitrago, María L. Mora
Adherence to tuberculosis infection control guidelines by nurses in Lesotho

2015-04-30

Eltony Mugomeri, Peter Chatanga, Mamotlatsi Lefunyane, Vurayai Ruhanya, George Nyandoro, Nyasha Chin'ombe
Impact of antibiotic- and silver-impregnated external ventricular drains on the risk of infections: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2015-04-30

Zhenwen Cui, Baofeng Wang, Zhihong Zhong, Yuhao Sun, Qingfang Sun, Guoyuan Yang, Liuguan Bian
Health care–associated infection outbreaks in pediatric long-term care facilities

2015-04-30

M.T. Murray, M. Pavia, O. Jackson, M. Keenan, N.M. Neu, B. Cohen, L. Saiman, E.L. Larson
Measuring hand hygiene compliance rates at hospital entrances

2015-04-30

Marina Vaidotas, Paula Kiyomi Onaga Yokota, Alexandre R. Marra, Thiago Zinsly Sampaio Camargo, Elivane da Silva Victor, Deisy Morselli Gysi, Flavio Leal, Oscar Fernando Pavão dos Santos, Michael B. Edmond
Environmental infection control considerations for Ebola

2015-04-30

John J. Lowe, Patricia L. Olinger, Shawn G. Gibbs, Kalpana Rengarajan, Elizabeth L. Beam, Kathleen C. Boulter, Michelle M. Schwedhelm, A. Kim Hayes, Christopher J. Kratochvil, Sharon Vanairsdale, Brian Frislie, Jerry Lewis, Angela L. Hewlett, Philip W. Smith, Bryce Gartland, Bruce S. Ribner
Risk factors for bloodstream infection caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase–producing and A focus on antimicrobials including cefepime

2015-04-30

Teena Chopra, Dror Marchaim, Paul C. Johnson, Indu K. Chalana, Zeinab Tamam, Mazin Mohammed, Shatha Alkatib, Ryan Tansek, Khawar Chaudhry, Jing J. Zhao, Jason M. Pogue, Keith S. Kaye
Delirium and other clinical factors with infection that predict mortality in hospitalized patients

2015-04-24

Laurie R. Archbald-Pannone, Timothy L. McMurry, Richard L. Guerrant, Cirle A. Warren
Catheter-associated candiduria: Risk factors, medical interventions, and antifungal susceptibility

2015-04-24

Dan Padawer, Nina Pastukh, Orna Nitzan, Kozitta Labay, Ilana Aharon, Diana Brodsky, Tatyana Glyatman, Avi Peretz
What does the public know about Ebola? The public's risk perceptions regarding the current Ebola outbreak in an as-yet unaffected country

2015-04-24

Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, Yaffa Shir-Raz, Samah Hayek, Oshrat Sassoni-Bar Lev
Increase in hospital purchase of hand hygiene products: The importance of focusing on the right product

2015-04-24

Manisha Biswal, Amber Prasad, Navneet Dhaliwal, A.K. Gupta, Neelam Taneja
Environmental contamination by multidrug-resistant microorganisms after daily cleaning

2015-04-20

Laura Gavaldà, Sandra Pequeño, Ana Soriano, M. Angeles Dominguez
Microfiber cloths reduce the transfer of spores to environmental surfaces compared with cotton cloths

2015-04-20

Adriana N. Trajtman, Kanchana Manickam, Michelle J. Alfa
Ebola infection control in Sierra Leonean health clinics: A large cross-agency cooperative project

2015-04-18

Benjamin Levy, Carol Y. Rao, Laura Miller, Ngozi Kennedy, Monica Adams, Rosemary Davis, Laura Hastings, Augustin Kabano, Sarah D. Bennett, Momodu Sesay
Predictors for compliance of standard precautions among nursing students

2015-04-11

Kin Cheung, Chi Keung Chan, Mei Yan Chang, Po Ha Chu, Wai Fong Fung, Kit Chi Kwan, Nga Yan Lau, Wai Kin Li, Hiu Man Mak
Pneumonia cases following an EF-5 tornado

2015-04-11

Beth A. Forshee-Hakala
Individual versus pooled multiple-lumen blood cultures for the diagnosis of intravascular catheter-related infections

2015-04-10

Alexis Samara Herrera-Guerra, Elvira Garza-González, Michel Fernando Martínez-Resendez, Jorge Martín Llaca-Díaz, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
Variation in health care-associated infection surveillance practices in Australia

2015-04-06

Philip L. Russo, Allen C. Cheng, Michael Richards, Nicholas Graves, Lisa Hall
Identifying changes in the role of the infection preventionist through the 2014 practice analysis study conducted by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc

2015-04-06

Lita Jo Henman, Robert Corrigan, Ruth Carrico, Kathryn N. Suh, Practice Analysis Survey Development Team, Practice Analysis Review and Test Specification Development Team
Catheter-associated urinary tract infection: Role of the setting of catheter insertion

2015-03-31

Pamela Barbadoro, Francesco M. Labricciosa, Claudia Recanatini, Giada Gori, Federico Tirabassi, Enrica Martini, Maria Grazia Gioia, Marcello M. D'Errico, Emilia Prospero
Multicenter study of health care cost of patients admitted to hospital with bacteremia: Impact of length of stay and intensity of care

2015-03-12

Nisha Thampi, Adrienne Showler, Lisa Burry, Anthony D. Bai, Marilyn Steinberg, Daniel R. Ricciuto, Chaim M. Bell, Andrew M. Morris
Creating an Environment of Safety for the Treatment of Patients with Ebola

2015-06-02

Kimiko L. McCulloch, Fontenot Michael, Marie Goren, Therese Gray, Nicole Mahr, William Montalvo, Margaret Morita, Amie Ragasa-Sta. Maria
Emergency Preparedness for Seasonal Influenza

2015-06-02

Patricia A. Lye
Health Care Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections Post Procedures in Outpatient Dermatology Clinic

2015-06-02

Arlene F. Clark, Kathy Agnes, Fred Gordin, Mary Maiberger
Successful Containment of Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ST215 Outbreak in Japanese University Hospital

2015-06-02

Masaki Tanabe, Akie Arai, Akiko Nakamura, Hiroshi Imai, Wanchun Jin, Yoshichika Arakawa, Toshihiro Kaneko
Staying Ahead of the Curve: Monitoring Epidemiology and Geographic Distribution by Zip Code of Enterovirus D68

2015-06-02

Jennifer D. Macaluso, Matthew Weissenbach
Trend Recognition for Unusual Pathogens in Clinical Specimens

2015-06-02

Deborah Fry, Terry Burger, Alida Ammon, Georgia Colasante
Responding to Ebola: A System-wide Approach to Ebola Preparedness

2015-06-02

Debra Culmer, Beth Wallace, Regina Suniga, Patricia Jackson, Mary A. Fulton
Identification and Prophylaxis of Health Care Workers and Community Members Exposed to a Human Rabies Case

2015-06-02

Cathy L. Schlotzhauer, Drew Pratt, Kate Henschel, Nivedita Ravichandran
An Evidence Based Approach to Testing PPE for Enhanced Isolation Precautions during Ebola Virus Disease Preparedness Planning

2015-06-02

Kerri Huber, Ilene Jones, Todd Dousa, Mark Moore, Jackie Steinberg, Ruth Bertuzzi, Jonathan Teter, Geeta Sood
Attributable Costs of Acute Respiratory Infections in a Pediatric Long-Term Care Facility

2015-06-02

Elizabeth M. Heitkemper, Meghan T. Murray, Olivia Jackson, Natalie Neu, Patricia W. Stone, Bevin Cohen, Lisa Saiman, Gordon Hutcheon, Elaine L. Larson
Outbreak Investigation of Group A Streptococcus (GAS) in Obstetrical Population

2015-06-02

Dorothy Belkoski, Michelle Peninger, Denise Sockwell
Mobile Treatment Unit for Measles

2015-06-02

Les Chock, Martha Turner
The First New Delhi Metallo-β-lactamase (NDM-1) Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Outbreak Identified in the United States in an Acute Care Hospital

2015-06-02

Kathleen Lucente, Kathleen Francis, Olarae Giger, Hillary Cooper, Connie Cutler, Mark Ingermam, Young Kim
Investigation of a Cluster of Surgical Site Infections Post Carpal Tunnel Release Procedure in an Ambulatory Surgery Center

2015-06-02

Dana L. Trocino
Hepatitis C Transmission in an Outpatient Dialysis Clinic

2015-06-02

Daniel B. Muleta, Marion Kainer, Sheila McMaster, Loretta Moore-Moravian, Andrew Wiese, Jennifer Ward
Collaborative Public Health Response during a Scabies Outbreak

2015-06-02

Jessica Vakili, Stephanie Etter, Debbie Hoy, Dana Hickey, Andrew Wiese, Marion Kainer
Improving Use of Sterile Water for Oral Care and Tube Flushes in Pediatric Intensive Care Units

2015-06-02

Kathleen A. Flaherty, Thea Brennan-Krohn, Joanne Kinlay, Patricia Scanlon, Gail Potter-Bynoe, Thomas Sandora
Investigation of Hospital-Associated Cases of Neonatal-Acquired Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome

2015-06-02

Shahrzad Darvish, Patricia McBride, Connie Cutler
Using Bundled Evidence Based Practices to Reduce Surgical Site Infections in Colon Surgery

2015-06-02

Vicki Brinsko, Thomas Talbot, Barbara Martin, Mary DeVault
Terminal Cleaning Comparison of a Medical Surface Repair Patch on Hospital Mattresses

2015-06-02

Holly Wong, Jill De Grood, Robyn Louie, Linda Ward, Craig Pearce, Thomas Louie
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Reduce Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Central line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSIs) using LEAN Six Sigma

2015-06-02

Gurminder Kaur
Reduction in Healthcare Acquired (HA) Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs) in a Community Hospital...How Did We Get There?

2015-06-02

Kelly Zabriskie
Use of Positive Deviance and Electronic Data Collection in a Hospital Hand Hygiene Program

2015-06-02

Virginia Bren, Julie Anderson, Kirstie Gillett, Kelly Grassel, Lanette Swendseid, Shannon Hansen
Development of a Patient/Family Engagement Program to Increase Hand Hygiene Awareness

2015-06-02

Andrea L. Ankrum
Significant Improvement in Hand Hygiene Practices with Just-In-Time Coaching and Targeted Solutions

2015-06-02

Jorge Parada, Ashley Boldyga, Marcelina Wawrzyniak, Kathleen Fujiu, Elaine Trulis, Herminia Pua, Sylvia Suarez-Ponce, William Barron
C-Section Infections-Getting to Zero through Collaboration Between the In-patient and Out-patient Setting

2015-06-02

Juliet Ferrelli, Margaret Stein, Stephanie Nicholas, Mohamed Yassin, C. Marie Dalton
The Implementation of intervention program based on WHO multi-modal hand hygiene improvement strategy in a tertiary care university hospital

2015-06-02

Jihee Lim, Jeong-suk Song, Boram Oh, Hye-jin Song, Min-hye Lee, Dong-ki Kang, Eun-hwa Choi
Impact of a Regional Collaborative to Reduce Bloodstream Infections in Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities

2015-06-02

Mary T. Post, Magdalena Kendall Scott, Ellen McCleery, Katherine Ellingson, Melissa Parkerton, Barbara Dommert-Breckler
Implementation of Evidence Based Practice using the Larrabee Model to Reduce CAUTIs-Demonstrating Sustainment

2015-06-02

Claudia Skinner
Achieving the Elusive Goal of Zero Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections by Focusing on Central Line Maintenance Practices

2015-06-02

Teri Mauldin, Margaret Martin, Patricia Crummel, Cassandra Cornell
Selecting Appropriate Bundle Elements for Surgical Site Infection Prevention – An Evidence Based Approach

2015-06-02

Rebecca H. Brooks, Emily Sickbert-Bennett, Lauren DiBiase
National Implementation of Evidence-based Bundles for Prevention of Device-associated Infections in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Facilities

2015-06-02

Marla Clifton, Stephen Kralovic, Loretta Simbartl, Rachael Hasselbeck, Tina Martin, Kathleen A. DeRoos, Gary Roselle
Let me go Potty, I Don't Want a CAUTI

2015-06-02

Janet Glowicz, Sharon Williamson
Reduction in Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection Rates and Device Utilization in a Medical Unit and a Respiratory Stepdown Unit

2015-06-02

Marie K. Moss, Aileen Tanafranca, Amato-Hayes Margaret, Brian Koll, Robbie Freeman, Samuel Acquah, Mary Harris, Irene Jankowski, Judy Jones, Ryu Peter Hambrook Tofts, Jason Filopei
Successful Decrease of Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections in an Urban Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Using a Pediatric-specific Interdisciplinary Approach

2015-06-02

Ramona Karam-Howlin, Andrea Fede, Kathleen Gibbs, Nathaniel Bravo, Fran Wallach, Gopi Patel
What's in a Name? Reducing False Positive Blood Cultures by Making Care Truely ‘Accountable’

2015-06-02

Susan Moeslein, Beth Ellington, Patrick Haggerty, Desiree Reid, Delvin Peeks, Rhonda Deas, M. O'Brien Gossage
Does Automated Hand Hygiene Monitoring Help Reduce HAI? A Comparison of Trends for Monitored and Non-monitored Units

2015-06-02

Peggy M. Creel
Implementation of a “Free-choice” Influenza Vaccination Policy Improves Vaccination Compliance among Healthcare Workers in a Pennsylvania Healthcare System

2015-06-02

Ruth Freshman, Ericka Kalp, Kathy Lehman
The Impact of Using Practice Bundle Elements to Reduce Central Line Blood Stream Infections in New York State Hospitals

2015-06-02

Karline Roberts
Implementing an Electronic Device Day Count Methodology is a Valid and Cost Savings Alternative to Manual Collection Methodology

2015-06-02

Kathy Lehman, Ericka Kalp, Ruth Freshman
Reducing Central Line Bloodstream and Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in the Neuro Critical Care Unit Using a Bundled Approach

2015-06-02

Kimberley Kerns, Kathleen Sposato, Vincent Hsu
Developing a Culture of Safety around Hand Hygiene

2015-06-02

Kelsey Wick, Brittany Hildebrandt, Alison Peterson, Jose Bernard, Ayesha Rashid, Cindy Larson
Thinking Outside the Box with Central Lines

2015-06-02

Pamala A. Kremer, Kathleen McMullen, Lydia Grimes, Anthony Russo, Joshua Doherty, Sandra McCormick
Reducing CLABSIs Through Team Empowerment: A 67% Reduction

2015-06-02

Megan Olsen, Jennifer Schwehm, Claire Campbell
A Survey of Surgical Site Infection Prevention Strategies among U.S. Hospitals

2015-06-02

Eva Notis, Jonathan Zenilman, Andrew Satin, Trish Perl, Cynthia Argani, Kerri Huber
Water Management Program Implementation at a New Children’s Hospital: Using a Process to Prevent Waterborne Pathogen Disease

2015-06-02

Angela Rupp, Melissa F. Cain, Megan Cochran
Real-time Direct Feedback Intervention to Improve and Sustain Hand Hygiene Practices in a Tertiary Care Academic Facility

2015-06-02

Kerri Huber, Jonathan Zenilman, Renee Blanding, Charles Reuland, Geeta Sood
Get Those Foleys Out: Successful Reduction of Catheter Utilization through Use of a Nurse Driven Foley Discontinuation Protocol

2015-06-02

Kerri Huber, Geeta Sood, Joyce Maygers
Sustained Reduction of Clostridium difficile Infection Rate in a Long-term Acute Care Setting

2015-06-02

Maureen Bunch
Holy Moley! Take out that Foley! Measuring Compliance with a Nurse Driven Protocol for Foley Catheter Removal to Decrease Utilization

2015-06-02

Angie Ghanem, Christina Artime, Marie Moser, Lionel Caceres, Amelia Basconcillo
A Multidisciplinary Caregiver and Patient Advocate Project to Improve Central Line Management Across the Care Continuum

2015-06-02

Nancy A. Dorner, Sarah Gaines-Hill
The Impact of Intensive Education on Decreasing the Blood Contamination Rate

2015-06-02

Renita S. Larang, Lucia Repayo, Maria C. Espiritu-Fuller, Trini Chan
We've got Clostridium difficile on the Run!

2015-06-02

Prinu Gabriel, Matthew Canning, Justin Groves, Sharene Richardson, Emery Dyer, Wanda Mabry, Devonna McNeil
Sustaining a Reduction in Spine Surgical Site Infections

2015-06-02

Amanda D. Melendez
Reduction in Catheter Associated Urinary Infections in a Neurological and Neurosurgical Population Through A Sustained Focus on Catheter Appropriateness

2015-06-02

Kimberly Schelling, Janet Palamone, Kathryn Thomas, Angelita Oquendo, Christina Silkaitis, Teresa Zembower, Maureen Slade
Exploring a New Frontier: Adapting and Applying NHSN SSI Definitions for Surveillance of LVAD Infections

2015-06-02

Lydia Grimes, Kathleen McMullen, Natalie Huelsmann, Anthony Russo, Rachael Snyders, Steven Lawrence
Daily Interdisciplinary Necessity Rounding and the Effects on Hospital Acquired Infection in the Long Term Acute Care Hospital

2015-06-02

Danny Fraley, Gretchen Rodriguez
A Win for Patient Safety: Collaboration to Curb Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs) due to Candida species

2015-06-02

Mary A. Fulton, Beth Wallace, Ronda Akins, Land Teresa
Journey to Reducing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections

2015-06-02

Adrienne Sheehan, Janet Finlon, Joseph Kowalczyk
Reducing Hospital Associated Infections in an Intensive Care Unit with a Multidisciplinary Team Led by Infection Prevention

2015-06-02

Jennifer L. Barry, Wendy Gunderson, Mavis Antwi, Carol Arnold, Becky Busse, Janet George, Michelle Johansen, Ann Klinkenberg, Lynn Kunesh, Jennifer Mueller, Linda Phalen, Jennifer Rainey, Bobbie Randelin, Breanne Rasmussen, Debra Roberts, Dawn Wenzel
A Health System's Approach to Successful Accreditation Utilizing Joint Commission’s Infection Control Tracer Methodology

2015-06-02

Christine Bailey, Robyn Kay, Patricia Starling, Karla Walsh, Vincy Samuel, Michelle Maynard, Ted Jones, Becky Saltford, Kathleen Murray
The Impact of Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Combat Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection in a Large Government Hospital

2015-06-02

Jacqueline Dugyon-Escalante, Jung Yoon, John Lavelle, Aileen Naungayan
A Sustained Decrease in MRSA Infections at a Community Living Center Utilizing a MRSA Bundle Approach

2015-06-02

Karen R. Lipscomb, Sandra Kokaska, Inez Ortiz, Patricia A. Lye, Elizabeth (Libby) Singhoffer, Stephen Kralovic
Prevention of Needlestick and Sharp Injuries among Hospitals in Thailand

2015-06-02

Akeau Unahalekhaka, Suchada Lueang-a-papong
Evaluation of the Performance of Isolation Gowns

2015-06-02

F. Selcen Kilinc-Balci, Julian Nwoko, Todd Hillam
“Practicing What They Preach”: Infection Preventionists and Influenza Vaccination

2015-06-02

Ericka Kalp, Ruth Freshman, Kathy Lehman
The Persistence of Antimicrobial Effects in Fabrics and Garments Embedded with Silver after Home and Industrial Launderings

2015-06-02

Alan Boyd, Russell Greenfield, Lloyd Frick
What is the Impact of the ‘Flu Mask' Regulation on Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccine Acceptance Rates?

2015-06-02

Frances Edwards, Donna Armellino
Environmental Disinfection, Monitoring and Training: The Impact of Combined Environmental Hygiene Interventions on Environmental Hygiene and Infection Control Outcomes

2015-06-02

Vicki Allen, Lavane Barnes, Mary Scott, Beverly Yoder
The Relationship between Different Types of Sharps Containers and C. difficile Infection Rates in Acute Care Hospitals

2015-06-02

Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz
Pay Attention to the Microbe Behind the Curtain

2015-06-02

Michelle M. Bushey, Nancy Lowdermilk, Karen Schwartz, Joyce Taylor, LeAnne Flack, Edmund Whiteman, Mark Wiencek
From Planning to Patient Moving: Lessons Learned and Tools to Share When Opening Two New Hospitals with Medical Office Buildings

2015-06-02

Armando De Amaya, Maria T. Canola, Olga Guzman, Jeanine Martin
If You Can't Measure it, You Can't Improve it - a Collaborative Project to Minimize the Risk of Fungal Dispersion During Demolition

2015-06-02

Yasuhiro Nakanishi, Kei Kasahara, Akira Koizumi, Masahiko Hirota, Haruki Toge, Sachiyo Nishida, Makoto Matsuura, Junko Tokutani, Keiichi Mikasa
Hospital Preparations for Large-Scale Demolition of an Adjacent Building

2015-06-02

Stephanie J. Homuth
Evaluating the Efficacy of UV Technology in Acute Care

2015-06-02

Maurice E. Croteau, Tawnya Grover
Patient Hand Hygiene Project Improves Quality Measures in an Orthopedic Surgical Post-Operative Unit

2015-06-02

Bonnie M. Walrath
Writing a Successful Business Case for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) De-isolation: ‘Get Out of Jail Free Card'

2015-06-02

Angela Dickson
Alcohol-Based Handrub Formulated Developed Specifically for High-use Environments Can Improve Key Skin Condition Measures While Maintaining Aesthetics and Antimicrobial Efficacy

2015-06-02

Amanda J. Copeland, Todd Cartner, Sarah L. Edmonds, Kegui Tian
Hand Hygiene-Implementation of The Joint Commission Collaborative

2015-06-02

Briana E. Holbrook, Kathi Mullaney
Evaluating an Educational Intervention of Central Venous Catheter Maintenance among Oncology Nurses

2015-06-02

Tania N. Bubb
Yes, I Prevent Infection (YIPI): Integration of Infection Prevention and Control into All Sectors of Healthcare

2015-06-02

Marla Clifton, Stephen Kralovic, Susan Patton, Gary Roselle
Reducing CAUTI Infections in an Urban Community Hospital

2015-06-02

Mary Ehly
Use of “Guidance for Control of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)” Toolkit to contain a CRE cluster: Staff Education is Key

2015-06-02

Wanda D. Gillespie, Peter Rissing, Rebecca Walker, Amanda Green
Inappropriate Clostridium difficile Testing in Pediatric Patients Receiving Laxatives or Stool Softeners

2015-06-02

Joanne Kinlay, Mary Ellen Green, Gail Potter-Bynoe, Thomas Sandora
Prospective Validation of an Electronic Medical Record Report of Number of Central Line Days

2015-06-02

George Paci, Carl Feidner, Lori Hubbard, Laurie Devin, Lenore Reilly, Anthony Gentile, John Boyce
Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Surveillance: Less Charts, More Prevention

2015-06-02

Natalie Bell, Janet Eagan, Monica Warren, Judy Graham, Mini Kamboj, Kent Sepkowitz
Impact of Staphylococcal Decolonization on Neurosurgical Infection Rates in an Academic Medical Center

2015-06-02

Michele Fleming, Janis Ober, Taherra Lawson, Susan Lewis, Kakotan Sanogo, Michael Stevens, Gonzalo Bearman
National Healthcare Safety Network Laboratory Identification Event Versus Internal Surveillance for Clostridium difficile Infection: An Enterprise Comparison

2015-06-02

Joan Vinski, Mary Bertin, Steven Gordon, Thomas Fraser
Infection Prevention in the Outpatient Physician Clinic

2015-06-02

Cathy Mitchell, Catherine Van Son, Gio Santovito-Carducci
The Ventilator Associated Event Definition Related to Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Patients

2015-06-02

Carol Sykora, Kathleen McMullen, Lydia Grimes, Carol Vance, Hilary M. Babcock
Using Predictive Modeling to Identify Colon Surgical Procedures with “Other than Primary” Closure

2015-06-02

Kathleen A. Gase, Hui Xu, Melinda Hohrein, Carol O'Donnell, Carole Leone, Joshua Doherty, Jeanne Yegge, Hilary M. Babcock
Analysis of Urinalysis and Urine Culture Methods: Preventing False Positive Urine Specimens

2015-06-02

Rochel Shapiro, Eileen Yaney
Serum Soluble Urokinase-type Plasminogen Activator Receptor Level is Associated with Higher Mortality in Patients with Infectious Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

2015-06-02

Anca Meda Georgescu, Janos Szederjesi, Septimiu Voidazan, Minodora Dobreanu, Leonard Azamfirei
The Effect of Turn-around Time for Influenza PCR on Isolation and Bed-holding

2015-06-02

Krupali R. Patel, Rahman Hariri, Mohamed Yassin
Effects of Sample Collection Methods on Legionella Recovery from Hospital Water Systems

2015-06-02

Marisa Czapor, Mohamed Yassin, Sue Mietzner, John Rihs, Janet Stout
The Impact of the Changing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CA-UTI) Definition on the Incidence of CA-UTI

2015-06-02

Christine Filippone, Lisa Martinez, Mary Ann Wells, Jennifer DeSilva
Impact of Daily Universal Chlorhexidine Cloth Bathing on Methicillin-Resistant Staphyloccus Aureus Transmission and Infection

2015-06-02

Kimberly H. Rafuse
Cancer Center's Experience Converting from Chlorhexidine Gluconate Impregnated Wipes to Chlorhexidine Gluconate Shower on Inpatient Blood & Marrow Transplant Unit

2015-06-02

Stephanie Carraway, Stacy Martin, Kay Sams, Nicole Kahle, Amy Patterson, Theresa Papa-Rodriguez
Infection Prevention and Control Programs in Nursing Homes: Results from a National Survey

2015-06-02

Carolyn Herzig, Nicholas Castle, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, John Engberg, Elaine L. Larson, Patricia W. Stone
Isolation-based Infection Prevention and Control Practices in Nursing Homes

2015-06-02

Catherine C. Cohen, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, Carolyn Herzig, Eileen Carter, Ragnhildur Bjarnadottir, Patricia Semeraro, Jasmine Travers, Patricia W. Stone
Auditing Hand Hygiene Compliance in Non-Traditional Care Areas

2015-06-02

Cassandra A. Landholt, Kathleen McMullen, Jennie Mayfield, Anthony Russo, David Warren
The Service Age of a Flexible Endoscope Has a Significant Impact of the Effectivness of Cleaning and Disinfection

2015-06-02

Marco Bommarito, Julie Stahl, Dan Morse
The Impact of Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection System Coupled with Evidence-based Interventions on the Incidence of Hospital Onset Clostridium Difficile (HO-C-Diff).

2015-06-02

Heather Bernard, Jordan Little
Sporicidal Activity in Diallyl Disulphide Oxide, a Nanotechnology Product and Three Super Oxidized Water Formulations

2015-06-02

Cesar I. Velazquez-Ramirez, Rogelio Scougall-Vilchis, A. Enrique Acosta-Gío, Leonor Sanchez
Impact of a Hand Sanitizing Wipe Intervention on Movement of a Virus throughout a Home

2015-06-02

Sarah L. Edmonds, Akrum Tamimi, Chuck P. Gerba
Dilute Hydrogen Peroxide Technology for Reduction of Microbial Colonization in the Hospital Setting

2015-06-02

Charles K. Herman, Jennifer Hess, Carmine Cerra
Impact of Full Spectrum Ultraviolet Light Disinfection on Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Cases Within a Skilled Nursing Facility

2015-06-02

Marjorie M. Wiltshire, Charles Dale, Sarah Simmons
Decontaminating the Operating Room Environment Utilizing Persistent Technology

2015-06-02

Jared Sutton
Reducing the Risk of Bloodborne Pathogen Transmission Associated with Blood Glucose Monitoring in the Hospital Setting

2015-06-02

Jennifer A. Madigan, Tamika Anderson, Mohamad Fakih
Determination of Ultraviolet Light Doses Needed to Inactivate Bacteria and Viruses on Hard

2015-06-02

Laura Sifuentes
Long term Impact of a Disinfectant with Residual Activity on Suppression of Bacteria on Fomites in Hospital Waiting Rooms

2015-06-02

Laura Sifuentes, Chuck P. Gerba
Ultra Violet Light Efficacy in the Absence of Cleaning

2015-06-02

Laura Sifuentes, Chuck P. Gerba, Alexandra Peterson, Trevor Pivo
Differences in Hand Hygiene Performance between an Ambulatory Surgical Center and Inpatient Adult Medical-Surgical and Critical Care Nursing Units

2015-06-02

Karolina Mlynek, Maria Madajka, Susan Orra, Bahar Bassiri-Gharb, Mark Roshon, Byron Clayton, Frank Papay
Ensuring Competency of High-level Disinfection (HLD) Practices in Non-Central Processing Department (CPD) locations

2015-06-02

Susy L. Rettig, Cindy L. Hoegg, Eva Teszner, Sarah A. Smathers, Lauren Satchell, Julia Sammons
A Laboratory Study of the Synergistic Effect of Chlorhexidine and Silver

2015-06-02

Kristina Blom, Maria Werthen
The Efficacy of an Automated Ultrasound Probe Disinfector Against High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Type 16

2015-06-02

Eric Ryndock, Jonathan Burdach, Ron Weinberger, Richard Robison, Craig Meyers
Coming to the Light: Impact of Ultraviolet Technology on Incidence of Pseudomonas in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

2015-06-02

Sonya Mauzey
Effects of Disinfectant Wipes on Touch Screen Surfaces

2015-06-02

Deanna Del Re, Chris Ikeno, Kevin Smid, Dean Swift
Disinfectant Sprays or Wipes: Applications in the Setting of Behavioral Health

2015-06-02

Whitney A. Powell, Laura Binford, William Mattingly, Robert Kelley, Brian Guinn, Paula Peyrani, Ruth Carrico, Julio Ramirez, Timothy Wiemken
The Impact of Ultraviolet Disinfection on Hospital Acquired Infection Rates in a Tertiary Care Community Hospital

2015-06-02

Pedro G. Vianna, Charles Dale, Sarah Simmons, Mark Stibich, Carmelo Licitra
A Durable and Rechargable Antimicrobial Technology using Sequestered Hydrogen Peroxide in Fabrics with Initial Implementation in Hospital Thermal Blankets

2015-06-02

Bernd Liesenfeld, William Toreki, David Moore
The State of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs among Acute Care Facilities in a California County, 2014

2015-06-02

Jessica L. Silvaggio, Annemarie Flood, Dawn Terashita
Clinical and Microbiological Analysis of Methicillin Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia

2015-06-02

Kei Kasahara, Masaru Komatsu, Yuko Komatsu, Noriko Kuruno, Natsuko Imakita, Shinsuke Yonekawa, Kenji Uno, Hisakazu Yano, Keiichi Mikasa
Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Co-Colonization Rates in Critically Ill Veterans

2015-06-02

Linda McKinley, Benjamin Becerra, Nasia Safdar
Epidemiologic Analysis of MRSA Screening Data at a Tertiary Care Academic Medical Center

2015-06-02

Andrea Chai, Kathleen Shutt, Juliet Ferrelli, Rahman Hariri, Mohamed Yassin
The Burden of National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Reporting on the Infection Preventionist: A Community Hospital Perspective

2015-06-02

Sharon L. Parrillo
The National Healthcare Safety Network and the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program: Discrepancies in Reported Surgical Site Infection Rates

2015-06-02

Kathleen A. Gase, Laura Kelly, Melinda Hohrein, Kristen Siebels, Hilary M. Babcock
Hospitals Facing Financial Hardship Had a Significant Change in Reported Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections Following Medicare’s Hospital-Acquired Conditions Payment Policy

2015-06-02

Grace Lee, Michael S. Calderwood, Louise Vaz, Robert Jin, Patricia Grant
The Creation and Rapid Deployment of a Preparedness Plan for Ebola Virus Disease: Lessons from a Large Healthcare System

2015-06-02

Julia Moody, Scott Cormier, Jason Hickok, Edward Septimus, Ravi Chari, Jonathan Perlin
Changes in Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccination Rates Associated with Changes in Facility-Level Policies and Practices

2015-06-02

Ashley Fell, Meredith Kanago, Marion Kainer
Measles Emergency Response: Lessons Learned from a Measles Exposure in an 800-bed Facility

2015-06-02

Dana Cole, Michelle Peninger, Susan Singh, Jane Tucker, Candace Douglas, Shawn Kiernan
Understanding Influenza Vaccination Rates and Reasons for Refusal in Caregivers and Household Contacts of Cancer Patients

2015-06-02

Stephanie Price, Sara Podczervinski, Kim MacLeod, Lois Helbert, Steven Pergam
A Health System Approach to Improving High Level Disinfection Practices

2015-06-02

Christine Bailey, Robyn Kay, Patricia Starling, Becky Saltford, Ted Jones, Karla Walsh, Vincy Samuel, Michelle Maynard, Kathleen Murray
Rapid Microbial Tracer Movement to Soft Surfaces Throughout Patient Care Areas and the Role of Mixed Surfaces in Infection Prevention

2015-06-02

Jonathan Sexton, Linda Lybert, Kelly Reynolds
Construction and Implementation of an Operating Room Management Plan for the Prevention of Perioperative Hypothermia

2015-06-02

Stephanie Stroever, Kasi Hayes, Jerri Lynn Hice, Grace Baldauf, Cathy Woodard, Roger Martin
Breath of Fresh Air: An Observational Study of Factors That Compromise Operating Room Air Quality

2015-06-02

Isabella Guajardo, Jonathan Teter, Tamrah Al-Rammah, Gedge Rosson, Michele Manahan
Design and Implementation of a New Category of Isolation Precautions: Precautions for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

2015-06-02

Melissa Bronstein, C. Denise Clough, Karen Voter, Bridget Platania, Ann Marie Pettis
In a Highly Functioning Organization What Does Infection Prevention Look Like?

2015-06-02

Traci Kelley
Evaluation of High Risk Blood and Body Fluid Exposures at a Large Urban Teaching Hospital

2015-06-02

Alexandra Derevnuk, Elsa Santos-Cruz, Ramona Karam-Howlin, Michell Reyes, Imelda De la Vega-Diaz, Fran Wallach
Reducing Needlestick Injuries from Active Safety Devices: A Passive Safety Engineered Device Conversion

2015-06-02

Ashleigh J. Goris, Nancy Gemeinhart, Hilary M. Babcock
Evaluation of Peripheral Line-associated Bloodstream Infections and Phlebitis Through Surveillance

2015-06-02

Keita Morikane
Eradication of a Burkholderia Cepacia Outbreak in an Intensive Care Unit by a Bundled Environmental Hygiene Approach

2015-06-02

Elsa Santos-Cruz, Gopi Patel, Nathaniel Bravo, Michell Reyes, Roopa Kohli-Seth, Fran Wallach
Daily Bathing of Pediatric Inpatients with Chlorhexidine Gluconate to Prevent Hospital Acquired Infections

2015-06-02

Adam Karcz, Kristen Kelley, Jennifer Conrad, Elaine Cox
Alcohol Impregnated Cap Implementation Significantly Reduces Blood Culture Contamination Rates in an Oncology Population

2015-06-02

Kay Sams, Stacy Martin, Stephanie Carraway, Dawn Ruge, Joel Stettler
Can We Utilize ICD-9 Procedure Codes to Stratify Colon Surgical Site Infection Rates?

2015-06-02

Rachael Snyders, Carole Leone, Kathleen A. Gase, Hilary M. Babcock
Evaluation of a Change to Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Measurement

2015-06-02

Carole Leone, Kathleen A. Gase, Rachael Snyders, Patricia Kieffer, Carol O'Donnell, Hilary M. Babcock
Removing Yeast from the Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Definition: The Impact on Rates for a Large Healthcare System

2015-06-02

Patricia Kieffer, Kathleen A. Gase, Hilary M. Babcock, Carole Leone, Rachael Snyders, Christine Hoehner, Carol O'Donnell
Analysis of Eleven Long-Term Care Facilities Frontline Nursing Staff Infection Prevention Knowledge

2015-06-02

Victoria Haag, Chanell Grismore, Annetta Rhinesmith, Jennifer Sanguinet, Cody Haag
Chlorhexidine Gluconate-Impregnated Washcloths Reduce MRSA Incidence in an Endemic Chronic Care Hospital: A Randomized Clinical Trial

2015-06-02

Chingiz M. Amirov, Heather Candon
Implementation of a Pilot Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in Pediatric Long Term Care

2015-06-02

Olivia Jackson, Meghan T. Murray, Pooja Kohli, Gordon Hutcheon, Lisa Saiman, Elaine L. Larson, Natalie Neu
Agreement of Infection Preventionists’ (IP) Surveillance Assessments

2015-06-02

Carole Leone, Kathleen A. Gase, Rachael Snyders, Patricia Kieffer, Christine Hoehner, Hilary M. Babcock
Role of Education in Improving Competencies of Nurses to Infection Control, Delivering Healthcare and Decreasing Occupational Hazards in Bangladesh

2015-06-02

Lutfe Ara, Shaikh Mahmud Kamal Vashkar, S. M. Niaz Mowla, Md. Delwar Hossain
Frontline Nursing’s Level of Comprehension of Infection Data Graphs

2015-06-02

Carol Vance, Kathleen McMullen, Kathleen A. Gase
Associations between Hospital Infection Prevention/control Program Infrastructure and Evidence-based Device Associated Infection Prevention Practices

2015-06-02

Andrea Parriott, Sanjay Saint, Russell N. Olmsted, Sarah Krein
"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