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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.

HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS (HAI) NEWS - Page 5

<i>Contagion</i>® to Report on 5th Annual International <i>C. diff</i> Conference in Las Vegas
Contagion® will be providing exclusive coverage on the conference. Keep your eyes peeled for session coverage and interviews with some of the key presenters.
 
Mapping <em>C. difficile</em> Exposures and Infections in the Hospital
Can we track Clostridium difficile infections to see how patient movements result in exposures?
Changing the Incidence of <em>Clostridium difficile</em> Through Patient Hand Hygiene
C. difficile prevention is usually thought of in terms of environmental disinfection and health care worker hand hygiene; what about the patient's role?
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of October 8, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Nanoparticles: Helping Antibiotics Fight Superbugs
Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder have developed nanoparticles capable of boosting the effectiveness of antibiotics against drug-resistant superbugs.
<em>Burkholderia cepacia</em> Infections Linked with Unlikely Source
A recent outbreak involving sterile medical supplies gives insight into a new hospital infectious disease threat.
Nursing Homes—Insight into A Network of Microbial Resistance
A new study pulls back the curtain into a complex web of resistance, colonization, and the challenges of antimicrobial resistance in this setting.
Higher Antibiotic Use & <i>C. diff</i> Rates Found After Sepsis Program Implementation
A recent study found that a sepsis care bundle program implemented in The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York coincided with an increase in antibiotic prescriptions and higher rates of Clostridium difficile infections.
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