Researchers collected biofilms from several hospitals in four non-neighboring countries to determine if the persistence of multidrug-resistant organisms in biofilms on hospital surfaces was a worldwide problem.
At the SHEA Spring 2017 Conference, Laurie Conway, RN, PhD, CIC, provided conference goers with options that will allow them to “pick their battles” when it comes to ensuring effective surveillance targets.
Robin Jump, MD, PhD, discussed the challenges associated with isolation precautions in long-term care settings, specifically nursing homes during her presentation at the SHEA Spring 2017 Conference on March 30, 2017.
Influenza A (H3N2) has caused most of the illnesses in this severe flu season, but influenza B is becoming increasingly responsible for more infections as the flu season continues to hit the United States.
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