Bad bugs readily spread from patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) to nurses’ scrubs and the room, according to research being presented at IDWeek 2016™.
Using household wastewater to irrigate food crops in drought-stricken or arid regions isn't the perfect solution. The chemicals and disease-causing germs it might contain could contaminate crops.
Antibiotics are a risk factor for Clostridium difficile infection, the most common cause of diarrhea in the hospital that is responsible for about 27,000 deaths annually in the United States. Exposure to C.
The October 2016 issue of the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) highlights UV Angel’s 16-month clinical study conducted at Presence Resurrection Medical Center (RMC) in Chicago.
Rutgers researchers have disproven the widely accepted notion that it's OK to scoop up food and eat it within a "safe" five-second window.
A prospective study was performed by Zhang, et al.
Three key factors increase the risk for patient-to-patient transmission of an extremely drug-resistant bacteria known as CP-CRE, according to a new study published today in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology.
Certain viruses, such as influenza, could survive on children's toys long enough to result in exposures, placing children at risk for getting infectious diseases, according to researchers at Georgia State University.
In clinical settings, mobile phones benefit patients by placing useful data and information at the fingertips of health professionals during interactions on the ward.