College students at the University of Wisconsin’s campuses in Madison, La Crosse, and Oshkosh have been told by state and school officials to wash their hands often because cases of human adenovirus (HAdV) infection are on the rise.
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The key to preventing spread of MDROs comes down to consistently following basic infection prevention and control practices.
Infection prevention is commonly thought of as a set of processes and procedures to help reduce infections during medical care.
Health experts partly blame the anti-vaccine movement.
We seem to have hit a wall when it comes to slowing the rate of new HIV infections, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Over the last few years, duodenoscopes have been associated with outbreaks of multidrug-resistant organisms such as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE).
Healthcare environments are dirty. There’s no way of avoiding it – hospitals, urgent care facilities, and other medical centers are constantly battling microorganisms.
Flu is running rampant in 7 states.
CDC investigators find poor doffing practices.
They are helping the investigation into surgical site infections.