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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.

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Challenges to Disinfecting Hospital Rooms to Prevent C. difficile—Part 2
Maureen Spencer, Accelerate Diagnostics, sat down with Contagion® to discuss the challenges of disinfecting hospital rooms to prevent C. difficile.
Strategies to Prevent & Control <i>C. difficile</i> in Health Care Facilities—Part 1
In an exclusive interview with Contagion®, Maureen Spencer, Accelerate Diagnostics, discusses different strategies to prevent and control C. difficile in health care facilities.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of November 12, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Is a "Hard Stop" Method the Key to Reducing Inappropriate <i>C. difficile</i> Testing?
A testing stewardship effort found that using a “hard stop” alert system may help reduce inappropriate C. difficile testing.
Healthcare-Associated Infections Are Being Used to Highlight Poor Administration Practices
Hospital employees are increasingly using hospital infection rates to highlight gaps in training, education, and staffing.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of November 5, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Is Greater BSA Use for Sepsis, Bacteremia Affecting HO-CDIs?
An examination of broad-spectrum antibiotic use in this patient population is essential for developing strategies to mitigate the risk of these infections.
The Time for Antifungal Stewardship Programs Is Now
The growing threat of resistance and substantial costs for treating these infections accentuates the need for programs focused on appropriate treatment.
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