Sometimes infections can mean bigger financial returns, argues Michael L. Millenson.
ICU patients on probiotics might be more prone to Lactobacillus bacteremia.
Air filtration system blamed for Aspergillus outbreaks at children's hospital.
Managing editor Frank Diamond delivers the top 5 stories for the week of November 18, 2019.
Nurses will play a more active role in antimirobial stewardship programs.
Most efforts to improve hand hygiene in hospitals focus on individuals, but investigators at an acute care hospital (ACH) and a community care hospital (CCH) in Singapore saw good results when entire hospital wards were held accountable.
Researchers with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Emory University recruited about 2,600 high-risk men to see if mailing them free HIV test kits might be a better method of detection than usual care.
There are no hard and fast dates for when flu season begins or ends; it can last anywhere from October to as late as May, according to the CDC.
A duodenoscope that has a sterile disposable elevator component has been cleared for market and represents an important step in the fight against infection, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Infection preventionists seen as key provider in responding to superbugs.