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.

Call for Critical Appraisals: Humidity and Influenza

Abstract The Journal of Infectious Disease recently published the article, ‘Influenza Virus Infectivity Is Retained in Aerosols and Droplets Independent of Relative Humidity.’ The article...

HIV Prevention: Embracing Imbokodo

Disclosures: InfectionControl.tips and the authors declare no conflict of interest and did not receive compensation for the following article. Introduction Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a bloodborne pathogen that...

TIPS: Making A Difference: Ryerson University

On Monday February 5th, 2018, The Infection Prevention Strategy will be hosting and presenting at Ryerson University as part of the Planetary Health Commission...

NSF Legionella 2018 Conference

Abstract We tend to think of the developing world when addressing issues of safe water, but even in the developed world, there is significant risk...

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,...