Bug of the Month

 

Bug of the Month: I Can Be Deadly for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

September 17, 2020

Bug of the Month helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in healthcare facilities today.

Bug of the Month: I’m Downright Nasty And Clever to Boot

August 10, 2020

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has made hand hygiene all the rage. That’s too bad. Because hand hygiene doesn’t only help to slow the spread of COVID-19, but a slew of other dirty bugs, as well.

Bug of the Month: You Don't Want Me Visiting During Your Hospital Stay

July 24, 2020

Before 2000, I was uncommon in the United States. I’ve become much more common since, and though health experts don’t know just how many people I infect each year, they can say with certainty that I am a major cause of infections in healthcare settings.