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Researchers Study MDRO Presence in Biofilms Collected From Hospitals in 4 Countries
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.
Pick Your Battles: Conducting Efficient & Effective Targeted Surveillance in Your Facility
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.
Examining Contact Precautions in Nursing Homes
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.
Beyond the Room: Allowing Patients on Contact Precautions to Venture Outside
On March 30, 2017, at the SHEA Spring 2017 Conference, Thomas Sandora, MD, MPH, shared some tips regarding ways to manage movement outside of the room for patients who are on contact precautions.
<i>Contagion</i>® to Report on 2017 SHEA Spring Conference
Contagion® will be covering the conference, and so keep a look out for session coverage, as well as interviews with some of the key presenters.
Daptomycin Effective Against MRSA Skin Infections in Children
A multi-institution research team has found that daptomycin is effective and well-tolerated in children.
UVC Machines Able to Reduce Transmission of 4 Major Superbugs in Hospitals
Duke Health researchers have found that a UVC machine use can reduce transmission of harmful superbugs in hospital settings.
Staph Infections Pervasive in Professional Sports
Contagion® takes a closer look at how Staphylococcus aureus infections continue to plague professional sports players.
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.