A Global Standard for Healthcare Hand Hygiene Performance and Compliance

A Global Standard for Healthcare Hand Hygiene Performance and Compliance

According to the WHO, the rate of healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) globally is 1 in 10 patients. The burden on low- and mid-resource countries is...
TIPS Sudden Science Grant

Osler Sinai Receives TIPS Sudden Science Grant

At the beginning of 2018, Infectioncontrol.tips, in conjunction with The Infection Prevention Strategy and NSF International Applied Research Center (NSF ARC) announced a $35,000...
TIPS: Top Innovations of the Year: 2018

Top Innovations of the Year: 2018

For Immediate Release: For more information, please contact Michael Diamond, Co-founder of The Infection Prevention Strategy at [email protected]  or visit us at www.InfectionControl.tips (www.IC.tips) and www.Infectiontips.org Top Innovations of the Year: 2018 ‘Join. Contribute....
Balancing Disinfectant Efficacy and Surface Compatibility

Balancing Disinfectant Efficacy and Surface Compatibility

Abstract For healthcare facilities, environmental hygiene protocols must accomplish a dual goal: helping prevent the spread of pathogens, while safeguarding the surfaces and equipment involved...
Clostridioides Difficile Decontamination with Targeted Pulsed Ultraviolet Disinfection

Clostridioides Difficile Decontamination with Targeted Pulsed Ultraviolet Disinfection

Disclosure statement: InfectionControl.tips declare no conflict of interest with the following critical evaluation and research. No funds or influence were provided to InfectionControl.tips by any parties. Abstract Contaminated surfaces in...
In Vitro Effect of Humidity on Influenza Is Not Universal

PART 2: Critical Appraisal: Humidity and Influenza

Editor Note: This article is a Critical Review to our Call for Critical Appraisals: Humidity and Influenza https://infectioncontrol.tips/2018/06/11/call-critical-appraisals-humidity-influenza/ Please send your commentaries to [email protected] Commentaries should cite...
Call for Critical Appraisals: Humidity and Influenza

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...
Basin Glove

Basin Glove: Disposable Wash Basin Liner in the Prevention of HAIs

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Cost-Effectiveness of Point of Use Water Filtration for Waterborne Infections

Cost-Effectiveness of Point of Use Water Filtration for Waterborne Infections

Disclosure statement: InfectionControl.tips declare no conflict of interest with the following critical evaluation and research. No funds or influence were provided to InfectionControl.tips by any parties. Abstract Background Numerous articles have...
Water Management for Legionella Control: A proactive approach

Water Management for Legionella Control: A Proactive Approach

Disclosure statement: InfectionControl.tips declare no conflict of interest with the following critical evaluation and research. No funds or influence were provided to InfectionControl.tips by any parties. Abstract There are numerous...