Continuous low doses of far ultraviolet C (far-UVC) light can kill airborne flu viruses without harming human tissues, according to a new study at the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC).
A number of visitors to a New York City amusement park were found to have common respiratory viruses, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.
In the United States, 1.7 million immunocompromised patients contract a healthcare-associated infection, annually. These infections increase morbidity, mortality and costs of care.
New expert guidance released today by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) advises hospitals on determining when they can safely discontinue contact precautions for patients with multidrug-resistant bacteria.
By Kelly M. Pyrek
In October, the Journal of Hospital Infection published the results of an in-depth, year-long clinical research study to determine whether shoe soles are a vector for pathogen colonization, transmission and contamination of floors in sens
Cross-transmission of nosocomial pathogens occurs frequently in intensive care units (ICU).
Whitepaper: An Approach to Improving the Quality and Consistency of Flexible GI Endoscope Reprocessing
The reprocessing procedure for flexible endoscopes is an intricate multi-step process that requires a significant amount of time and diligence that can vary by endoscope type and manufacturer.