Systematic Reviews

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...
Hepatitis

Hepatitis C Virus Still Unacceptably High Risk for Healthcare Workers

Abstract: Background: A recently published study describes that the prevalence of occupational hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is higher than the general population.  This study...
Rapid Temperature Screening for Workplace Health

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...
Hello World!

Hello World!

One person can make a difference, and everyone should try. - John F. Kennedy  Welcome to the launch of InfectionControl.tips. In this humble beginning, we are...
Antimicrobial Properties of Copper and Copper Alloys for Infection Control

Antimicrobial Properties of Copper and Copper Alloys for Infection Control

Abstract Over the past decade the development of additional disinfecting methods has become increasingly important to prevent hospital acquired infections as antibiotic drug resistance has...
FOCUS Series

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...
Mosquito Sucking Blood

Four lesser known facts about Dengue

Like many tropical countries, India witnesses a cyclical spike in the number of Dengue cases every 4-5 years1. The current year has been one...
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What do We Mean When We Talk about “Cleaning” and “Disinfecting”?

Abstract: When educating the public, we often use words like clean, disinfect, and processed interchangeably. What is often overlooked is that to infection control practitioners, the differences are...
Lassa Fever Cell

Lassa Fever Outbreak hits Nigeria

Abstract: Since November 2015, at least 10 states in Nigeria have been affected by an outbreak of Lassa fever, an acute viral disease that causes...
HIV Prevention: Embracing Imbokodo

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...