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Surveillance of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing and at a comprehensive cancer center in Japan, 2009-2013

2014-12-17

Ichiro Kawamura, Norio Ohmagari, Mika Tsukahara, Tomoko Kudo, Hanako Kurai
Coliform bacteria, fabrics, and the environment

2014-12-16

Victoria J. Colclasure, Thomas J. Soderquist, Thomas Lynch, Nina Schubert, Deirdre S. McCormick, Erika Urrutia, Corey Knickerbocker, Devon McCord, Jerry H. Kavouras
A gap in patient tape storage and use practices puts patients at risk for cutaneous fungal infections

2014-12-16

Jessica McClusky, Mallory Davis, Karen Dahl
Hospital unit safety climate: Relationship with nurses' adherence to recommended use of facial protective equipment

2014-12-16

Michael Diamant Rozenbojm, Kathryn Nichol, Stephanie Spielmann, D. Linn Holness
Improving quality of data extractions for the computation of patient-days and admissions

2014-12-16

Élise Fortin, Milagros Gonzales, Patricia S. Fontela, Robert W. Platt, David L. Buckeridge, Caroline Quach
Lower infection rates after introduction of a photocatalytic surface coating

2014-12-16

John R. Pulliam
Barriers to the use of face protection for standard precautions by health care providers

2014-12-13

Joanne Kinlay, Kathleen Flaherty, Patricia Scanlon, Preeti Mehrotra, Gail Potter-Bynoe, Thomas J. Sandora
Differences between novel and conventional surveillance paradigms of ventilator-associated pneumonia

2014-12-13

Hui-Chun Chang, Chin-Ming Chen, Shu-Chen Kung, Ching-Min Wang, Wei-Lun Liu, Chih-Cheng Lai
Characterization of patients exposed to multiple devices but free of hospital-acquired infection at intensive care unit discharge

2014-12-13

Thomas Bénet, Julie Haesebaert, Romain Hernu, Vincent Piriou, Claude Guérin, Frédéric Aubrun, Bernard Allaouchiche, Olivier Bastien, Jean-Jacques Lehot, Sabine Chomat-Jaboulay, Solweig Gerbier-Colomban, Raphaele Girard, Philippe Vanhems
Failure analysis in the identification of synergies between cleaning monitoring methods

2014-12-12

Greg S. Whiteley, Chris Derry, Trevor Glasbey
Selecting models for a respiratory protection program: What can we learn from the scientific literature?

2014-12-10

Ronald E. Shaffer, Larry L. Janssen
Letter in response to “Automated and electronically assisted hand hygiene monitoring systems: A systematic review”

2014-12-05

Paul Alper
Burden of isolation for multidrug-resistant organisms in a tertiary public hospital in Southern Brazil

2014-12-03

Patrícia R. Pereira, Petros Isaakidis, Sven G. Hinderaker, Engy Ali, Wilma van den Boogaard, Karen S. Viana, Renato Cassol, Diego Rodrigues Falci
Is accounting for acute care beds enough? A proposal for measuring infection prevention personnel resources

2014-12-03

Kathleen A. Gase, Hilary M. Babcock
Institutional origins of health care–associated infection knowledge: Lessons from an analysis of articles about methicillin-resistant published in leading biomedical journals from 1960-2009

2014-12-03

Fabio Rojas, W. Carson Byrd, Sanjay Saint
Impact of catheter-associated urinary tract infection bundle on other health care–associated infections

2014-12-03

Wei-Ya Cheng, Yu-Hsiu Lin, Chih-Cheng Lai, Chien-Ming Chao
Health care workers' knowledge and practices regarding the prevention of central venous catheter-related infection

2014-11-20

Sameer A. Alkubati, Nadia T. Ahmed, Osama N.E. Mohamed, Akram M. Fayed, Hayam I. Asfour
Outbreak of hepatitis C virus infection associated with narcotics diversion by an hepatitis C virus–infected surgical technician

2014-11-19

Amy E. Warner, Melissa K. Schaefer, Priti R. Patel, Jan Drobeniuc, Guoliang Xia, Yulin Lin, Yury Khudyakov, Candace W. Vonderwahl, Lisa Miller, Nicola D. Thompson
Glossary of terms for information technology and pearls of wisdom for implementation and use

2014-11-17

Janet P. Haas
Factors affecting changes in compliance with infection control practices by dentists in Japan

2014-11-15

Akio Tada, Masaomi Watanabe, Hidenobu Senpuku
Biofilms, medical devices, and antibiofilm technology: Key messages from a recent public workshop

2014-11-15

K. Scott Phillips, Dinesh Patwardhan, Geetha Jayan
Stickers used for identification of intravenous lines may be a source of contamination

2014-11-07

María Guembe, María Jesús Pérez Granda, Raquel Cruces, Pablo Martín-Rabadán, Emilio Bouza
Collateral benefit of screening patients for methicillin-resistant at hospital admission: Isolation of patients with multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria

2014-11-07

Makoto Jones, Christopher Nielson, Kalpana Gupta, Karim Khader, Martin Evans
Effectiveness of stringent decontamination of computer input devices in the era of electronic medical records and bedside computing: A randomized controlled trial

2014-11-01

Shlomi Codish, Ronen Toledano, Victor Novack, Michael Sherf, Abraham Borer
Surveillance of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing and at a comprehensive cancer center in Japan, 2009-2013

2014-12-17

Ichiro Kawamura, Norio Ohmagari, Mika Tsukahara, Tomoko Kudo, Hanako Kurai
Coliform bacteria, fabrics, and the environment

2014-12-16

Victoria J. Colclasure, Thomas J. Soderquist, Thomas Lynch, Nina Schubert, Deirdre S. McCormick, Erika Urrutia, Corey Knickerbocker, Devon McCord, Jerry H. Kavouras
A gap in patient tape storage and use practices puts patients at risk for cutaneous fungal infections

2014-12-16

Jessica McClusky, Mallory Davis, Karen Dahl
Hospital unit safety climate: Relationship with nurses' adherence to recommended use of facial protective equipment

2014-12-16

Michael Diamant Rozenbojm, Kathryn Nichol, Stephanie Spielmann, D. Linn Holness
Improving quality of data extractions for the computation of patient-days and admissions

2014-12-16

Élise Fortin, Milagros Gonzales, Patricia S. Fontela, Robert W. Platt, David L. Buckeridge, Caroline Quach
Lower infection rates after introduction of a photocatalytic surface coating

2014-12-16

John R. Pulliam
Barriers to the use of face protection for standard precautions by health care providers

2014-12-13

Joanne Kinlay, Kathleen Flaherty, Patricia Scanlon, Preeti Mehrotra, Gail Potter-Bynoe, Thomas J. Sandora
Differences between novel and conventional surveillance paradigms of ventilator-associated pneumonia

2014-12-13

Hui-Chun Chang, Chin-Ming Chen, Shu-Chen Kung, Ching-Min Wang, Wei-Lun Liu, Chih-Cheng Lai
Characterization of patients exposed to multiple devices but free of hospital-acquired infection at intensive care unit discharge

2014-12-13

Thomas Bénet, Julie Haesebaert, Romain Hernu, Vincent Piriou, Claude Guérin, Frédéric Aubrun, Bernard Allaouchiche, Olivier Bastien, Jean-Jacques Lehot, Sabine Chomat-Jaboulay, Solweig Gerbier-Colomban, Raphaele Girard, Philippe Vanhems
Failure analysis in the identification of synergies between cleaning monitoring methods

2014-12-12

Greg S. Whiteley, Chris Derry, Trevor Glasbey
Selecting models for a respiratory protection program: What can we learn from the scientific literature?

2014-12-10

Ronald E. Shaffer, Larry L. Janssen
Letter in response to “Automated and electronically assisted hand hygiene monitoring systems: A systematic review”

2014-12-05

Paul Alper
Burden of isolation for multidrug-resistant organisms in a tertiary public hospital in Southern Brazil

2014-12-03

Patrícia R. Pereira, Petros Isaakidis, Sven G. Hinderaker, Engy Ali, Wilma van den Boogaard, Karen S. Viana, Renato Cassol, Diego Rodrigues Falci
Is accounting for acute care beds enough? A proposal for measuring infection prevention personnel resources

2014-12-03

Kathleen A. Gase, Hilary M. Babcock
Institutional origins of health care–associated infection knowledge: Lessons from an analysis of articles about methicillin-resistant published in leading biomedical journals from 1960-2009

2014-12-03

Fabio Rojas, W. Carson Byrd, Sanjay Saint
Impact of catheter-associated urinary tract infection bundle on other health care–associated infections

2014-12-03

Wei-Ya Cheng, Yu-Hsiu Lin, Chih-Cheng Lai, Chien-Ming Chao
Health care workers' knowledge and practices regarding the prevention of central venous catheter-related infection

2014-11-20

Sameer A. Alkubati, Nadia T. Ahmed, Osama N.E. Mohamed, Akram M. Fayed, Hayam I. Asfour
Outbreak of hepatitis C virus infection associated with narcotics diversion by an hepatitis C virus–infected surgical technician

2014-11-19

Amy E. Warner, Melissa K. Schaefer, Priti R. Patel, Jan Drobeniuc, Guoliang Xia, Yulin Lin, Yury Khudyakov, Candace W. Vonderwahl, Lisa Miller, Nicola D. Thompson
Glossary of terms for information technology and pearls of wisdom for implementation and use

2014-11-17

Janet P. Haas
Factors affecting changes in compliance with infection control practices by dentists in Japan

2014-11-15

Akio Tada, Masaomi Watanabe, Hidenobu Senpuku
Biofilms, medical devices, and antibiofilm technology: Key messages from a recent public workshop

2014-11-15

K. Scott Phillips, Dinesh Patwardhan, Geetha Jayan
Stickers used for identification of intravenous lines may be a source of contamination

2014-11-07

María Guembe, María Jesús Pérez Granda, Raquel Cruces, Pablo Martín-Rabadán, Emilio Bouza
Collateral benefit of screening patients for methicillin-resistant at hospital admission: Isolation of patients with multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria

2014-11-07

Makoto Jones, Christopher Nielson, Kalpana Gupta, Karim Khader, Martin Evans
Effectiveness of stringent decontamination of computer input devices in the era of electronic medical records and bedside computing: A randomized controlled trial

2014-11-01

Shlomi Codish, Ronen Toledano, Victor Novack, Michael Sherf, Abraham Borer
Trends in ventilator-associated pneumonia: Impact of a ventilator care bundle in an Italian tertiary care hospital intensive care unit

2014-10-18

Elena Righi, Gabriella Aggazzotti, Elena Ferrari, Chiara Giovanardi, Stefano Busani, Laura Rinaldi, Massimo Girardis
Antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of isolates classified according to their origin in a tertiary hospital in Korea

2014-10-16

Hee-Won Moon, Hyun Jung Kim, Mina Hur, Yeo-Min Yun
Detection of hospital outbreaks of influenza-like illness based on excess of incidence rates compared to the community

2014-10-16

Philippe Vanhems, Nicolas Voirin, Thomas Bénet, Sylvain Roche, Vanessa Escuret, Corinne Régis, Marine Giard, Bruno Lina, Brigitte Comte, Brigitte Coppéré, René Ecochard
Contamination of a purified water system by in a new endoscopy reprocessing unit

2014-10-16

Kamaljit Khalsa, Andrew Smith, Patrick Morrison, David Shaw, Marie Peat, Paul Howard, Kate Hamilton, Alan Stewart
Multidrug-resistant infections pose growing threat to health care–associated infection control in the hospitals of Southern China: A case-control surveillance study

2014-10-16

Yang Peng, Jiaqi Bi, Jing Shi, Ying Li, Xiaohua Ye, Xiaofeng Chen, Zhenjiang Yao
Nebraska Biocontainment Unit perspective on disposal of Ebola medical waste

2014-12

John J. Lowe, Shawn G. Gibbs, Shelly S. Schwedhelm, John Nguyen, Philip W. Smith
Impact of universal disinfectant cap implementation on central line–associated bloodstream infections

2014-12

Katreena Collette Merrill, Sharon Sumner, Lorraine Linford, Carrie Taylor, Christopher Macintosh
Reducing risk and enhancing education: U.S. medical students on global health electives

2014-12

Michael J.A. Reid, Nancy Biller, Sarah M. Lyon, John P. Reilly, Jessica Merlin, Matthew Dacso, Harvey M. Friedman
Using ultraviolet visible markers in sterilizing departments

2014-12

Elizabeth Gillespie, Norlidah Othman, Leonie Irwin
Successful containment of carbapenem-resistant by strict contact precautions without active surveillance

2014-12

Nak-Hyun Kim, Woong-Dae Han, Kyoung-Ho Song, Hye-kyung Seo, Myoung-jin Shin, Taek Soo Kim, Kyoung Un Park, Soyeon Ahn, Jung Sik Yoo, Eu Suk Kim, Hong Bin Kim
Examining university students' sneezing and coughing etiquette

2014-12

Thomas D. Berry, Angela K. Fournier
Immune response to diphtheria booster vaccination

2014-12

Hasan Tahsin Gozdas, Oguz Karabay
Reply: Immune response to diphtheria booster vaccination

2014-12

Surasak Wiboonchutikul, Weerawat Manosuthi
Burden of present-on-admission infections and health care-associated infections, by race and ethnicity

2014-12

Christie Y. Jeon, Peter Muennig, E. Yoko Furuya, Bevin Cohen, Denis Nash, Elaine L. Larson
Ventilator associated pneumonia and endotracheal tube repositioning: An underrated risk factor

2014-12

F. McGovern Murphy, M. Raymond, P.-A. Menard, K.-R. Bejar-Ardiles, A. Carignan, O. Lesur
Meta-analysis on central line–associated bloodstream infections associated with a needleless intravenous connector with a new engineering design

2014-12

Ying P. Tabak, William R. Jarvis, Xiaowu Sun, Cynthia T. Crosby, Richard S. Johannes
Qualitative evaluation and economic estimates of an infection control champions program

2014-12

Elisa Lloyd-Smith, Jim Curtin, Wayne Gilbart, Marc G. Romney
Methicillin-resistant in public transportation vehicles (buses): Another piece to the epidemiologic puzzle

2014-12

Jonathan K. Lutz, Joany van Balen, John Mac Crawford, John R. Wilkins, Jiyoung Lee, Rocio C. Nava-Hoet, Armando E. Hoet
Catheter salvage in home infusion patients with central line–associated bloodstream infection

2014-12

Daniel A. Caroff, Anne H. Norris, Sara Keller, Christopher Vinnard, Kristen E. Zeitler, Jennifer Lukaszewicz, Kristine A. Zborowski, Darren R. Linkin, CDC Prevention Epicenters Program
Using clinical variables to guide surgical site infection detection: A novel surveillance strategy

2014-12

Westyn Branch-Elliman, Judith Strymish, Kamal M.F. Itani, Kalpana Gupta
Portable UV light as an alternative for decontamination

2014-12

Lasse Per Petersson, Urs-Vito Albrecht, Ludwig Sedlacek, Stefanie Gemein, Jürgen Gebel, Ralf-Peter Vonberg
Attitudinal changes toward control measures in live poultry markets among the general public and live poultry traders, Guangzhou, China, January-February, 2014

2014-12

Jun Yuan, Qiuyan Liao, Chao Jun Xie, Xiao Wei Ma, Wen Feng Cai, Yan Hui Liu, Yu Fei Liu, Wen Zhe Su, Yu Ma, Zhi Cong Yang, Richard Fielding, Ming Wang, Eric H.Y. Lau
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection control: The missing piece?

2014-12

Ziad A. Memish, Jaffar A. Al-Tawfiq
Environmental sampling for respiratory pathogens in Jeddah airport during the 2013 Hajj season

2014-12

Ziad A. Memish, Malak Almasri, Abdullah Assirri, Ali M. Al-Shangiti, Gregory C. Gray, John A. Lednicky, Saber Yezli
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: Implications for health care facilities

2014-12

Helena C. Maltezou, Sotirios Tsiodras
"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