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Study: Single-Bed Rooms Preferred to Control Certain Bacteria

September 17, 2019

Netherlands study details ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae strategy.

FDA: Healthcare Facilities Should Switch to Disposable Duodenoscopes

September 09, 2019

Disposable designs will improve patient safety

September 2019 Bug of the Month

August 29, 2019

Bug of the Month helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in healthcare facilities today. Each column explores the Bug of the Month's etiology, the infections it can cause, the modes of transmission, and ways to fight its spread.

Algorithm That Predicts Immune Response to a Pathogen Could Lead to Early Diagnosis for Diseases Like TB

August 28, 2019

First impressions are important -- they can set the stage for the entire course of a relationship. The same is true for the impressions the cells of our immune system form when they first meet a new bacterium.

NIH and Partners to Launch HIV Vaccine Efficacy Trial in the Americas and Europe

August 27, 2019

The National Institutes of Health and partners today announced plans to conduct a Phase 3 HIV vaccine efficacy trial at multiple clinical research sites in North America, South America and Europe. The trial, called HPX3002/HVTN 706 or Mosaico, will assess whether an investigational vaccine regimen designed to induce immune responses against a variety of global HIV strains can safely and effectively prevent HIV acquisition among men who have sex with men and transgender people.

August 2019 Bug of the Month

August 02, 2019

Bug of the Month helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in healthcare facilities today. Each column explores the Bug of the Month's etiology, the infections it can cause, the modes of transmission, and ways to fight its spread.

Flu Vaccine Reduces Risk of Dying for Elderly Intensive Care

August 02, 2019

It appears that an influenza vaccine does not just work when it comes to influenza. A new study shows that elderly people who have been admitted to an intensive care units have less risk of dying and of suffering a blood clot or bleeding in the brain if they have been vaccinated.

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