Two U.S. cases of a particularly problematic strain of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) were recently described by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ... The CDC called for a robust infection control effort to limit or
unfamiliarity to clinicians in developed settings, the lack of effective treatments and vaccines, their propensity to infect health care staff, and the infection control challenges they present argue for, in our
Results were published in the October Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
The full expert guidance statement was published Jan. 16 by Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and is available free of charge online.
Results were published online Aug. 13 by Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. ... 64%; P=0.28) and to have infection with Gram-positive bacterial isolates (81% vs.
Results were published online by Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology on July 26. ... And, finally, although outpatients had a much lower risk for infection, patient education about catheter care continues to be an important focus.
Results were published in the October 2013 Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. ... They also noted that rapid delivery of PCI could have limited infarct sizes to the point that glucose control didn't provide further benefits.
Outbreak response was also hindered by delayed diagnosis of the index patient, who was hospitalized for multiple days before diagnosis, and failure to strictly adhere to infection control practices, which include
Infectious disease experts have many worries. Pandemic viruses, inadequate infection control practices and other problems were discussed at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in Philadelphia ... difficile while
America. The update was published in the May Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. ... Use metronidazole for an initial episode of mild-to-moderate C. difficile infection (CDI).