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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.
Legionnaires' Disease: 5 Things Pharmacists Should Know
Pharmacists can play an important role in counseling patients to help prevent outbreaks.
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.
Former CDC Director Tom Frieden Leads New Public Health Venture: Public Health Watch
Ex-CDC Director Tom Frieden's latest venture keeps him in public health.
According to reports in multiple media outlets, clinicians on the hurricane-ravaged island have already identified at least 10 cases of a rare water-borne bacterial infection, and they warn of the potential for more.