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

RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS VIDEOS - Page 4

Why is Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing So Important?
Jason Gallagher, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FIDSA, explains the importance of antimicrobial susceptibility testing.
Finding <em>Legionella</em> in an Unlikely Place: Your Car
Otto Schwake, PhD, explains what led him to suspect automobile windshield washer fluid as a potential source of transmission for Legionella.
 
Why Healthcare Workers Need to Stay Home When They're Ill
Matt Linam, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, stresses the importance of healthcare workers staying home when they’re ill.
What Can My Facility Do to Prevent Respiratory Viral HAIs?
Matt Linam, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, explains a strategy used at his healthcare facility to prevent respiratory viral HAIs in children.
What Role Do Families & Visitors Play in Transmitting Healthcare-Associated Infections?
Matt Linam, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, explains how families and visitors can play a role in transmitting healthcare-associated infections.
Reducing Respiratory Viral HAIs in Pediatric Healthcare Settings
Matt Linam, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, explains the best ways to reduce the number of respiratory viral healthcare-associated infections in children.
How Clinical and Environmental Factors Impact <i>Legionella</i> Growth
Laura Cooley, MD, MPH, medical epidemiologist, Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial Disease, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, explains why Legionella is such a challenging pathogen.
Why is Legionnaires' on the Rise in the US?

Laura Cooley, MD, MPH, medical epidemiologist, Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial Disease, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, explains the current Legionella situation.

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