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A Conversation With Kevin Kavanagh, MD: Infection Preventionists Are Underutilized and Underappreciated
Kevin Kavanagh, MD, is the founder and board chairman of Health Watch USAsm, a not-for-profit patient advocacy and healthcare policy research organization.
A hospital’s infection control team, with the help of Wisconsin health officials, traced the source of contaminated patient lab specimens back to tap water in 2 ice machines and 1 water dispenser inside hospital intensive care units (ICU)
Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) not only wards off antibiotics and what the body’s immune system throws at it, but it becomes even more lethal in doing so.
A new study on Clostridioides difficile suggests that this often-deadly hospital-acquired infection isn’t always acquired in hospitals.
A newly approved diagnostic test uses a bacteriophage technology based on bioluminescence to detect the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) within 5 hours, as opposed to the 24 to 48 hours it takes conv
There’s not much profit to be had in manufacturing drugs for rare infections, and governments want to change that.
Bug of the Month helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in healthcare facilities today.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released an update to the 1998 guidelines for occupational health infection prevention.
The 2019/2020 influenza season is expected to be a rough one. Flu activity in Australia, often used as a litmus test for the Unite