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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.

HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS (HAI) VIDEOS - Page 4

Ridinilazole Shows Superior Efficacy for Treatment of <i>C. diff</i> in Phase 2 Study
Dr. Richard Vickers, discusses how ridinilazole showed superior efficacy for the treatment of C. diff when compared with vancomycin in a phase 2 study.
Preparing to Ensure Effective Stock & Delivery of Future <i>C. diff</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, discusses what is needed to ensure that a future C. diff vaccine is adequately stocked and delivered to wherever individuals show up for vaccination.
<i>Pseudomonas</i> Infections: Mortality & Health Care Costs
Marin H. Kollef, MD, discusses the mortality and health care costs associated with Pseudomonas infections.
Monitoring for Treatment Response in <i>C. difficile</i>
Lawrence J. Brandt, MD; Erik Dubberke, MD; Dale N. Gerding, MD; Yoav Golan, MD, MS; and Peter L. Salgo, MD, highlight markers that may suggest a treatment response in patients who are receiving therapy for Clostridium difficile and discuss how providers are making decisions to manage these patients.
Cost-Benefit of Investing in Launderable Mattress Covers to Prevent CDIs
Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, discusses the cost benefit of investing in launderable hospital mattress covers to prevent CDIs.
How Does Ridinilazole Compare with Other Antibiotics That Target <i>C. diff</i>?
Dr. Richard Vickers, explains how ridinilazole is unique in its spectrum of activity compared with other antibiotics that target C. diff and have been approved or are in development.
Addressing the Challenges of Implementing Delivery of Future <i>C. diff</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, discusses what would be required to adequately implement the delivery of a future C. diff vaccine.
Here's How Antibiotics Used to Treat <i>C. diff</i> Also Damage the Microbiome
Dr. Richard Vickers, explains how antibiotics used to treat C. diff also damage the microbiome.
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