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The Contagion® Prevention specialty page provides infection prevention-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

PREVENTION VIDEOS - Page 1

Ridinilazole Shows Superior Efficacy for Treatment of <i>C. diff</i> in Phase 2 Study
Dr. Richard Vickers, discusses how ridinilazole showed superior efficacy for the treatment of C. diff when compared with vancomycin in a phase 2 study.
Preparing to Ensure Effective Stock & Delivery of Future <i>C. diff</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, discusses what is needed to ensure that a future C. diff vaccine is adequately stocked and delivered to wherever individuals show up for vaccination.
Understanding How Infectious Diseases Can Impact Cognitive Functionality
Robert Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA, explains how open minds are needed to understand how infections can impact cognitive function and conduct.
Current Guidance for <i>C. diff</i> Disinfection in Health Care Facilities
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, discusses current guidance for disinfection practices against C. diff.
How Does Ridinilazole Compare with Other Antibiotics That Target <i>C. diff</i>?
Dr. Richard Vickers, explains how ridinilazole is unique in its spectrum of activity compared with other antibiotics that target C. diff and have been approved or are in development.
Addressing the Challenges of Implementing Delivery of Future <i>C. diff</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, discusses what would be required to adequately implement the delivery of a future C. diff vaccine.
Breaking the Chain of Infection
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, explains what the “chain of infection” is and what is needed to break it.
Consequences to Long-Term Antibiotic Therapy
Leonard Sigal, MD, explains the potential adverse consequences of long-term antibiotic therapy.
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