Infection Control Today - 10/2004: References

October 1, 2004

REFERENCES


NO SMOKING ALLOWED: ADDRESSING THE DANGERS OF ESU/LASER
PLUME AND SURGICAL FIRES IN THE OR, BY KRIS ELLIS, PAGE 12.

1. NIOSH Hazard Control/Control of Smoke form Laser/Electric
Surgical Procedures-HC11.

2. Barrett WL, Garber SM. Surgical Smoke: A Review of the
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3. Hallmo P, Naess O. Laryngeal Papillomatosis with Human
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4. Garden JM, et al. Viral Disease Transmitted by
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6. Lanfranchi JA. Smoke Plume Evacuation in the OR. AORN J. 65(3):627-33, 1997.

7. McCarthy PM. Fire in the ORDeveloping a Fire Safety
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MANUFACTURERS OF STERILIZATION CASES AND TRAYS ARE WORKING
TOWARD THE SAME PATIENT-SAFETY GOAL, BY DAVID C. FURR, PAGE 16.

1. 21 Code of Federal Regulations §880.6850.

2. FDA Draft Guidance, Premarket Notification [510(k)]
Submissions for Medical Sterilization Packaging Systems in Health Care
Facilities; Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA: March 7, 2002.

3. AAMI Committee Draft, AAMI/CDV-1, ST77, Containment devices
for reusable medical device sterilization. Feb. 10, 2004.


INFECTION PREVENTION THROUGH PROPER HAND HYGIENE AND
GLOVING. BY KELLY M. PYREK, PAGE 28.

1. MMWR. Guideline for Hand Hygiene in the Healthcare Setting.
Oct. 25, 2002. Vo. 51, No. RR-16.

2. FirstHand. Critical Glove Barrier Issues. Kimberly-Clark
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3. Klein RC, Party E, and Gershey EL. Virus penetration of
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ITS TIME TO BREAK THE MOLD, BY MARY JO VESPER AND
STEPHEN VESPER, PAGE 44.

1. Perfect, J, Cox GM, Lee JY, Kaufmann, CA, de Repentigny L,
Chapman SW, Marrison VA, Pappas P, Hiemenz JW, Stevens DA and Mycoses Study
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2. Rapp, RP. Changing strategies for the management of
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3. Thio CL, Smith D, Merz WG, Streifel, AJ, Bova, G, Gay L,
Miller CB, Perl TM. Refi nements of environmental assessment during an outbreak
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4. Morrison J, Yang C, Lin K-T, Haugland RA, Neely AN, Vesper
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5. Neely AN, Gallardo V, Barth E, Haugland RA, WardenG, Vesper
SJ. Rapid monitoring by QPCR for pathogenic Aspergillus during carpet removal from a
hospital. Infect Control and Hosp Epidemiol. 25:350-352. 2004.

6. Gerson SL, Parker P, Jacobs MR, et al. Aspergillosis due to
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7. Anaissie EJ, Stratton SL, Dignani MC, Summerbell RC, Rex
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8. Brinkman NE, Haugland RA, Wymer LJ, Byappanahalli M,
Whitman RL, Vesper SJ. Evaluation of a Rapid, Quantitative Real-Time PCR Method for Cellular
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9. Richardson MD, and Warnock DW. Asperillosis. In: Fungal
Infection: Diagnosis and Management, 3rd Ed. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Mass. 2003.


THIS JUST IN: HEADLINES IN DISINFECTION AND STERILIZATION,
BY JOHN ROARK, PAGE 50.

1. www.fda.gov/cdrh/Reuse/reuse-messages.html. Referenced Aug.
9, 2004.