Posts by Andrew Duong

Andrew Duong

Andrew Duong
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With over 7 years of research experience, Andrew joins InfectionControl.tips as a co-editor and contributing author. After obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Genetics, he earned a Master of Science in Microbiology from the Michael DeGroote Institute of Infectious Disease Research at McMaster University. As a previous Ontario Graduate Scholar, he has applied his accolades as a teaching assistant and has become a research associate in the department of surgery at Hamilton Health Sciences. Andrew has received numerous awards and scholarships including: the Ontario Graduate Scholarship, the William Henry Yates Travel Scholarship and the Institute of Infectious Disease Research Undergraduate Research Award. Andrew is an avid runner, and is said to dabble in the culinary arts, when he’s not spoiling his dog.

Rapid Temperature Screening for Workplace Health

Disclaimer: The authors of this report and InfectionControl.tips declare no conflict of interest with the following critical evaluation and research. Editors Note: Correct Order of Authors is as follows: Andrew...

Evaluation of Hand Disinfection using the Semmelweis System

Disclosures: Dr. Tamás Haidegger is a co-founder and CEO of HandInScan. The remaining authors of this report and InfectionControl.tips declare no conflict of interest with the following research. Editor...

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2017

Abstract Medical Laboratory Professionals saves lives every day. To highlight the efforts of these clinical laboratory scientists, Outbreak News Today featured a team of Medical...

Using Chemical Microbicides to Interrupt the Environmental Spread of Pathogens

Abstract Environmental spread of dangerous pathogens is becoming more prevalent as international travel gets easier. Chemical microbicides are a useful tool to curb the spread...

Effective Reduction of Bacteria from Surfaces Using Bleach and Silver Dihydrogen...

Disclaimer: The author of this report and InfectionControl.tips declare no conflict of interest with the following article. Testing was performed at the Jacobs Institute,...

Saving Lives in the Shadows of Healthcare

Abstract Superbugs (or multidrug-resistant pathogens) are being spread, as our treatment choices diminish. Diagnostic tests to identify the pathogen(s) responsible for an infection can improve...

Silver Embedded Textiles: A Novel Barrier to Infectious Diseases

Click here for Print Version Disclaimer: The authors of this report and InfectionControl.tips declare no conflict of interest with the following critical evaluation and research....

InfectionControl.tips: A Year in Review

What a year! One year ago, we launched IC.tips with a mandate to open doors, expand minds and make a difference.  We are driven by...

Reduction of Bacteraemia through MRSA Surveillance

Abstract: Bacteraemia is indicated by the presence of pathogens in blood. As this is systemic, bacteraemia can become fatal very quickly. In the United Kingdom,...