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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.


Genomic Features of the 2015 <i>Elizabethkingia</i> Outbreak
Researchers from Pasteur Institute, Paris, France, and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, examine the genomic features of the E. anophelis strain behind the 2015-2016 Wisconsin outbreak.
Deadly Healthcare-Associated Infection Preventable Using Evidence-based Practices
Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute of Patient Safety and Quality researchers have shown that by adhering to evidence-based practices, frontline healthcare staff members can reduce ventilator-associated events.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of May 14, 2017
In case you missed them, here are our top 5 articles for the week of May 14, 2017.
Abundance of Rare Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in US Hospital
Researchers at Houston Methodist Hospital have identified that a surprising percentage of Klebsiella pneumoniae infections at their facility are caused by uncommon strains of the pathogen.
A Broken Chain of Hospital Reporting
A new report highlights that all links in the hospital reporting chain are tragically weak.
A Focus on Healthcare-Associated Infections Could Improve US Health
As the repeal of the Affordable Care Act remains stalled in the US government, action plans are being put into place to address other major areas that are affecting the health of the American public.
Preventing <em>Clostridium difficile</em> From Getting Loose
What can healthcare providers do to stop these infections before they start?
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of April 30, 2017
In case you missed them, here are our top 5 articles for the week of April 30, 2017.
The new test can differentiate between Lyme disease and 7 other tick-borne diseases.