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Kelly M. Pyrek

Kelly M. Pyrek has served as editor in chief of Infection Control Today magazine for the past 12 years, and manages a number of ICT-affiliated print and online offerings. Recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists as an award-winning practitioner, she has served as an editorial manager, editor, and writer for newspapers, magazines, wire services and public information bureaus for more than 25 years. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California and is the author of several books on healthcare, forensic science and medico-legal issues.


Infection Prevention Compliance Poll Results

We present the results from a recent online ICT Poll on infection prevention compliance.
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An Exploration of 'Germ Porn'

There's finally a name for those who can't turn away from the mainstream media's latest segment on how microbes are overtaking the world -- it's called "germ porn" and it's a favorite past-time of writer A.J. Jacobs, the author of a new book, "Drop Dead Healthy: One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection." ...
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Sound Off on Sterile Processing Certification

A study in the journal Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology which linked a surgical site infection outbreak in Texas to ineffective cleaning of surgical instruments, has caught the attention of the mainstream media, including a high-profile story on The Today Show. The study was also reported on last week by the Center for Public Integrity.
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2012 Who's Who in Infection Prevention

Infection Control Today magazine invites members of the infection prevention and control community to submit nominations for ICT’s 2012 Who’s Who in Infection Prevention issue, designed to salute outstanding individuals who are working hard to advance the infection prevention agenda.
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Holiday Decorations and Infection: Poll Results

By now you may have already taken down the holiday decorations, so it's an appropriate time to announce the results of a recent ICT Poll that asked, "Do you think holiday decorations in hospitals represent an infection risk of any kind?" ...
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ICT Announces Social Media Poll Results

ICT announces the results of its online poll on social media use among infection preventionists.
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Surveyor Poll Results Announced

ICT announces the results of a poll on surveys and infection prevention readiness.
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