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.

In-Vitro Diagnostics: An Under-Utilized Tool

Abstract: With the spread, and impending pandemic, of antimicrobial resistance, public health agencies from around the world are promoting a multifaceted approach to limit the...

Antimicrobial Evaluation of a Surface Protector System

Disclaimer: The authors of this report and InfectionControl.tips declare no conflict of interest with the following critical evaluation and research. No funds or influence were...

Reduction of Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infections by Improving Compliance

Abstract: Patients are especially prone to infections of the bloodstream when they are receiving medicines and nutrients through central and peripheral lines. At the Infection...

Evaluation of Bioburden Reduction with the Use of Stethoscope Covers

Disclaimer: The authors of this report and InfectionControl.tips declare no conflict of interest with the following critical evaluation and research. No funds or influence were...

Surgical Site Infection Surveillance: Should You Compare Me to My Neighbour?

Abstract: Despite being preventable in most cases, surgical site infections still occur following 5% of all surgeries in Europe and North America. At the Infection...

The Changing Face of Sepsis

Abstract: There are few infections that can result in death or lifelong impairment in mere hours. Sepsis is caused by an inflammatory response by the...

Management of Invasive Mould Infections

Abstract: Fungal diagnostics is an often overlooked field that has indirectly resulted in an increase in the number of antifungal-resistant pathogens. Fungal infections, such as...

Newly Published HAI Series for Clinical Laboratory Professionals

We are pleased to announce that two of our authors, Rodney E. Rohde and Amber Mitchell, have collaborated on a series of FOCUS articles...

The Systematic Review Process

Abstract: Systematic reviews are the gold standard for making clinical recommendations. They serve as an objective, comprehensive review of a particular topic, which, due to...