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The Infection Control Today® prevention page contains news and information on the latest updates on all facets of infection prevention. From vaccinations and immunizations to controlling air and water flow in a health care system, preventing infections falls not only on the infection prevention staff, but on all who interact within the hospital, from environmental services teams to those planning and building new construction.

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Pooled Saliva Testing for Newborns Enhances Early Detection of Congenital Cytomegalovirus

May 23rd 2024

Hadassah Medical Organization's pooled saliva testing for newborns effectively screens for congenital cytomegalovirus, identifying asymptomatic cases and potentially reducing severe cognitive and auditory problems globally.

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning: Boosting Employee Wellness and Workplace Productivity

May 23rd 2024

Dear Helpdesk: Innoculation your work life with IP wisdom from Infection Control Today.
Dear Helpdesk: Rejoining Acute Care Leadership Refreshed and Ready

May 22nd 2024

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Understanding Bioburden: Critical Steps in Ensuring Medical Device Safety

May 22nd 2024

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Infection Intel: Revolutionizing Blood Sampling: Innovative Device Offers Pain-Free and Accessible Solution

May 21st 2024

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