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  • Researchers Describe How Cholera Bacteria Becomes Infectious
    In a new study, Dartmouth researchers describe the structure of a protein called ToxT that controls the virulent nature of Vibrio cholerae, the bacteria that causes cholera. Buried within ToxT, the researchers were surprised to find a fatty acid that appears to inhibit ...More
    February 12, 2010 Posted in News
  • Georgia-Pacific Professional Study Shows Preference for Touchless Paper Towel Dispensers in Away-From-Home Washrooms
    An overwhelming majority of people (79 percent) prefer touchless towel dispensers to air dryers according to the “Washroom Product Study,” developed by Georgia-Pacific Professional and conducted by Housekeeping Solutions magazine. Additionally, research compiled ...More
  • Getinge USA Announces Contract With Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
    Getinge USA, Inc. has signed a multi-year contract with Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Houston, Texas. The $15 million contract covers infection control equipment, service and consumables, signifying one of the largest contracts for Getinge USA in recent ...More
    February 11, 2010 Posted in News, Disinfection & Sterilization
  • New Screening System for Hepatitis C
    A newly designed system of identifying molecules for treating hepatitis C should enable scientists to discover novel and effective therapies for the dangerous and difficult-to-cure disease of the liver, says Zhilei Chen, a Texas A&M University assistant professor of ...More
    February 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • The Morning After... the ICT Conference
    It's the morning after the fourth annual virtual ICT Conference on Professional Development, which was held Feb. 9-10, and I am so very gratified by the way the infection prevention and control community embraced this event. More than 5,000 registered attendees proves that ...More
    February 11, 2010 Posted in Blogs
  • Flu Vaccination: Voluntary System Works
    Social interaction between neighbors, work colleagues and other communities and social groups makes voluntary vaccination programs for epidemics such as H1N1 influenza a surprisingly effective method of disease control. New research published today in the New Journal of ...More
    February 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • Additional Evidence Refutes Vaccine-Autism Link
    As a pivotal paper linking childhood vaccinations to autism is discredited, a new study finds no evidence that the measles vaccine—given alone or as part of a combined measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine—increases the risk of autism in children. The study ...More
    February 10, 2010 Posted in News
  • 3M Launches Skin and Nasal Antiseptic for Preoperative Use
    Addressing the rising concern about surgical site infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), 3M today announced the launch of the 3M™ Skin and Nasal Antiseptic (Povidone-Iodine Solution 5 ...More
    February 10, 2010 Posted in News
  • Don't Miss Out! Join Us at the ICT Conference!
    We're having a blast over here at the fourth annual virtual ICT Conference on Professional Development! Day two has started and we're excited about another full day of terrific educational sessions and networking in the Exhibit Hall and Chat Lounge. Don't miss out -- you ...More
    February 10, 2010 Posted in Blogs
  • Predicting Effectiveness of Flu Vaccination Campaigns
    A new study published this month in Vaccine describes a new method that assesses the impact and cost-effectiveness of a range of vaccination options. The model was applied to the 2009 Influenza H1N1 outbreak and predicted accurately in real-time when the epidemic would peak ...More
    February 10, 2010 Posted in News