Infection Prevention

Infection Prevention

Infection Prevention

Antibiotic Resistance is Everybody’s Responsibility

Antibiotic Resistance is Everybody’s Responsibility

Abstract: This article is about my family’s experience with antibiotics Main Article: Antibiotic resistance is everybody’s responsibility In 1932 my grandfather’s first wife died of tuberculosis. It wasn’t until...
Infection Prevention & Control: The Art and Pitfalls of Practicing Tough Love

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...
Food Recalls

Food Recalls in EU – Week 46 – 2015

Abstract: This article is an extraction of data from the European Commission RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) and reports all the main...
A Novel Biotech Approach to Tackling Clostridium difficile

A Novel Biotech Approach to Tackling Clostridium difficile

Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) caused approximately 453,000 healthcare-associated infections in the United States in 2011, resulting in 29,000 deaths within 30 days of initial...
Hypochlorous Acid: Harnessing an Innate Response

Hypochlorous Acid: Harnessing an Innate Response

Abstract: Human pathogens are becoming resistant to antibiotics developed over the past century, and common infections once routinely managed by conventional antibiotics can now become...
What really happens when I get a #Flu vaccine?

What really happens when I get a #Flu vaccine?

Abstract Seasonal flu is a serious, highly contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. In the United States, approximately five to 20 percent of...
Complete the Course

The “Fatal Warning” Antibiotics Don’t Have

Abstract: Combating infectious diseases takes a community effort.  However, one of the most important messages that the public often hears, but doesn’t understand is “Complete...
2018 TIPS Sudden Science Research Grant

TIPS Sudden Science Research Grant

Call to Action 2018 TIPS Sudden Science Research Grant Submission Deadline: May 11, 2018 Grant Amount: Up to $35,000 USD* NOTE: Due to multiple requests for extensions, which the funding...
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...
Dangerous Soap Slurry to Clever Drying Hooks

Dangerous Soap Slurry to Clever Drying Hooks

Abstract: According to the Centers for Disease Control, proper hand washing, with soap and clean running water, is the single most effective way to prevent...