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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.


What Are the Next Steps for Iclaprim?
David Huang, PhD, MD, explains what the next steps are for iclaprim, an antibiotic developed to treat patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.
Hospital Epidemiologist: An Undefined Role?
Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD, explains how the undefined role of a hospital epidemiologist can be problematic.
Latest Results of the Population-Based HIV Impact Assessment Project
Jessica Justman, MD, reveals the latest results of the Population-based HIV Impact Assessment Project (2017).
How Can Health Care Practitioners Actively Fight Antibiotic Resistance?
Daniel Pilch, PhD, explains how the health care system must change in order to battle antibiotic resistance.
How Do Officials Test if Drugs Are Counterfeit or Not?
Milena McLaughlin, PharmD, MSc, explains how officials test if a drug is counterfeit or active.
Should You Incorporate Penicillin Skin Testing in Your Hospital?
Meghan Jeffres, PharmD, shares what should be considered when considering the incorporation of penicillin skin testing into a health care facility.
Training Hospital Epidemiologists to Excel in Infection Control
Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD, explains different elements that should be incorporated into training programs for hospital epidemiologists.
Forestalling the Development of Antibiotic Resistance
Edmond LaVoie, PhD, shares different approaches that can be used to forestall the development of antibiotic resistance.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?