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The Contagion® Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) specialty page provides HAI-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.


Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of June 4, 2017
Superbugs, Zika, antibiotic development, C. difficile, and HIV are the article topics making up this week’s Top 5 articles.
Researchers Find Increased Rates of <i>Clostridium difficile</i> in Travelers
Researchers believe that an increased incidence of C. difficile in travelers returning from international destinations may be linked to travelers' diarrhea.
Patients Achieve Sustained Clinical Response to <i>C. diff</i> Treatment in Phase 2 Study
In a Phase 2 controlled clinical study, patients with Clostridium difficile infection receiving ridinilazole were found to have achieved better treatment outcomes than those receiving vancomycin.
Preventing <em>Clostridium difficile</em> From Getting Loose
What can healthcare providers do to stop these infections before they start?
New Fecal Transplant Method Treats <i>C. difficile</i>
Research coming in from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston shows that when it comes to treating those with C. difficile, frozen and freeze-dried products for Fecal Microbiota Transplantation are nearly as effective as fresh product.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Month of March 2017
News on Heliobacter pylori, Zika, Clostridium difficile, Powassan virus, and influenza make up the top 5 news articles from Contagion® in March 2017.
Beyond the Room: Allowing Patients on Contact Precautions to Venture Outside
On March 30, 2017, at the SHEA Spring 2017 Conference, Thomas Sandora, MD, MPH, shared some tips regarding ways to manage movement outside of the room for patients who are on contact precautions.
<i>Contagion</i>® to Report on 2017 SHEA Spring Conference
Contagion® will be covering the conference, and so keep a look out for session coverage, as well as interviews with some of the key presenters.
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