Surfacide

New Sponsor: Surfacide

For Immediate Release: For more information, please contact Michael Diamond, Co-founder of The Infection Prevention Strategy at michael@infectiontips.org  or visit us at www.InfectionControl.tips (www.IC.tips) and www.Infectiontips.org New Sponsor: Surfacide ‘Their Support...
Stewards Working To Save Antibiotics: Pharmacy & The Medical Laboratory

Stewards Working to Save Antibiotics: Pharmacy & The Medical Laboratory

Abstract Approximately 1 in 25 patients hospitalized in a U.S. acute care hospital has at least one healthcare–associated infection (HAI), adding up to over 700,000...
Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2017

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...
Conditions Inside U.S. Poultry Processing Facilities May Be Ideal For Starting An Influenza Pandemic

Conditions Inside U.S. Poultry Processing Facilities may be ideal for starting an Influenza Pandemic

Abstract In March 2017, more than 171,000 chickens in the United States had avian influenza. The current epidemics of avian influenza virus in China demonstrate...
Deep Interviews with Game Changers of Infection Prevention

Deep Interviews with Game Changers of Infection Prevention (Part 1)

Introduction Don Lee and Shahid Shah are the hosts of The #HCBiz Show! Their goal is to educate and empower the doers out there and to help them...
Using Chemical Microbicides to Interrupt the Environmental Spread of Pathogens

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...
If You Can’t Clean It, Don’t Buy It!

If You Can’t Clean It, Don’t Buy It!

Abstract A number of factors ought to be considered when purchasing equipment for use in hospitals. At our March 2017 Showcase at our Center of...
Barriers for Protection

Increasing Importance of Barriers for Protection from Infectious Disease

Abstract Reduction of hospital-acquired infections is a major priority for hospital systems around the world. However, adoption of new technologies is often stunted due to...
Novel Approaches to Reduce C.Diff in an Inner City Hospital

Use of Novel Approaches to Reduce Clostridium Difficile in an Inner City Hospital

Abstract Background: Clostridium difficile is a spore-forming, Gram-positive anaerobic bacillus that can lead to antibiotic-associated diarrhea and sepsis.1 Since C. difficile is shed in feces, any...
Effective Reduction of Bacteria from Surfaces

Effective Reduction of Bacteria from Surfaces Using Bleach and Silver Dihydrogen Citrate Solutions

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,...