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Saskia v. Popescu, MPH, MA, CIC, is a hospital epidemiologist and infection preventionist with Phoenix Children's Hospital. During her work as an infection preventionist she performed surveillance for infectious diseases, preparedness, and Ebola-response practices. She is currently a PhD candidate in Biodefense at George Mason University where her research focuses on the role of infection prevention in facilitating global health security efforts. She is certified in Infection Control.
Biological threats are becoming increasingly diverse and we must consider this when responding within the healthcare environment.
Gastroenteritis outbreak response requires effective environmental sampling and, here, we break down a seemingly promising new strategy.
Diagnostic methods make all the difference in efforts against antimicrobial resistance.
To paraphrase Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, “we are what we eat”—Especially when it comes to antimicrobials and food-producing animals.
Shedding light on the perils of faulty personal protective equipment.
Negative pressure isolation rooms will be in high-demand during an outbreak of SARS, MERS, or pandemic flu, but how will we meet these needs?
A new study looks at the microbial burden of sponges and dispels our beliefs on cleaning them.
Only 6 countries have gone through pandemic preparedness—here is why that should worry us.
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