Infection Prevention

Infection Prevention

Infection Prevention

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Tackling Antibiotic Resistance – A Prize Approach to Open Innovation

Abstract Background: Antimicrobial resistance is one of the most significant public health threats facing the world. There is a lack of new antibiotics, and the...
Isolation of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus from the Oral Cavity of Companion Dogs

Isolation of MRSA from the Oral Cavity of Companion Dogs

Abstract There is currently a great deal of concern about the methods of transfer of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the community and in...
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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,...
Electrostatic Technology for Surface Disinfection in Healthcare Facilities

Electrostatic Technology for Surface Disinfection in Healthcare Facilities

Abstract: Studies have shown that less than 50% of environmental surfaces in patient care rooms are properly cleaned and disinfected. Evidence strongly suggests that cross...
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Here, There, and Everywhere: How Antibiotic Resistance is Now the Norm

As antibiotic resistance becomes an increasingly urgent global problem, it is important to address how resistance occurs and how it is propagated throughout the general...
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It May be Disinfected, but, Is It Clean?

Abstract: Hospitals are a hotspot for acquiring dangerous and life-threatening infections, which are transferred patient to patient when sufficient prevention measures are not in place....
Discovery Awards

The Discovery Awards: New Seed Funding Available

A new round of seed funding has been made available for teams working on diagnostic tests to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use. The Discovery Awards 2017 will...
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Global Antibiotic Awareness Week

Antibiotics are sometimes revered as one of humankind’s greatest discoveries. Thanks to antibiotics, the lives of billions of people have been saved.  The ubiquity of...
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Infection Prevention & Control: The Art and Pitfalls of Practicing Tough Love

Abstract In any human relationship, tough love helps to prevent and control dysfunction. In our co-existence with microbes, we need to use a similar strategy...
Evaluation of a Novel Non-Sterile Glove Dispensing System

Evaluation of a Novel Non-Sterile Glove Dispensing System

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