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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.

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Can Taking a "Design Thinking Approach" Help Provide Solutions to Infectious Disease Issues?
A group of students from Johns Hopkins win first place at the fifth annual Pfizer Case Competition by providing solution to a problem regarding pneumonia vaccine compliance.
Prolonged Infusion of β-lactams Lowers Mortality in Sepsis Patients
A recent study finds that prolonged infusion of antipseudomonal β-lactams in patients with sepsis was associated with significantly less mortality when compared with short-term infusion.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of November 19, 2017
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
The Key to Preventing <i>C. difficile</i>? Reducing Antibiotics—Part 3
Check out the third portion of our exclusive interview with Maureen Spencer, Accelerate Diagnostics, as we discuss how reducing antibiotics could be key to preventing C. difficile infections.
Ineffective Empiric Treatment Leads to Deadly Consequences in Late-Onset Sepsis Patients
New research finds that ineffective empiric treatment can lead to deadly consequences in late-onset sepsis patients.
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.
Key Food Safety Tips You Need to Know to Have a Safe Thanksgiving
We’ve compiled a list of key food safety tips that you need to know in order to have a safe, bacteria-free holiday.
Flu Shot in Children Can Reduce Risk of Infection-Related Hospitalization
With news of a Las Vegas-area child’s flu-related death, a new study finds that kids who receive the flu shot have a much lower risk of being hospitalized for the illness.
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