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The Contagion® Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) specialty page provides HAI-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.


Assessing Host Response for Sepsis Through Early Detection
Hollis O’Neal, MD, the national primary investigator for the Cytovale early sepsis detection system, discusses sepsis and COVID-19 and provides an overview of his pilot study.
Cefiderocol vs High-Dose Meropenem for the Treatment of Patients With Nosocomial Pneumonia
Ryan K. Shields, PharmD, MS, reacts to research presented at IDWeek 2019 on cefiderocol versus high-dose meropenem for patients with nosocomial pneumonia.
IDWeek2019 News Network: Preventing Readmissions for ABSSSI
Joseph Reilly, BS, PharmD, BCGP, discusses duration of therapy and preventing readmission for ABSSSIs.
IDWeek2019 News Network: Urgent Areas of Unmet Need in ABSSSI
Joseph Reilly, BS, PharmD, BCGP, discusses the current treatment landscape for ABSSSI and areas of unmet need.
Trends in Fluoroquinolone, Cephalosporin Use and <i>C Diff</i> Rates at VA Health Care Facilities
Vanessa Stevens, PhD, discusses her research on fluoroquinolone and cephalosporin prescribing and rates of Clostridium difficile infections at VA health care facilities.
Rapid Molecular Diagnostics for <i>C diff</i> and Sepsis
Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed., discusses how rapid molecular diagnostics are changing the treatment timeline for sepsis and Clostridium difficile (C diff).
Improving Hospital Disinfection to Prevent <i>C Diff</i>
Edmund A. Hooker, MD, DrPH, discussed the gaps in disinfection in the hospital and how hospital beds can be properly sanitized to prevent the spread healthcare-associatedted infections.
New Options on the Horizon for <i>C diff</i> Prevention
Dale N Gerding, MD, provides insight about prevention options for C diff that are expected in the future.