Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending November 19, 2023.
Here are 5 highlights from Infection Control Today®'s (ICT®’s) wide-ranging coverage of the infection prevention and control world. Everything from interviews with known opinion leaders to the news that infection preventionists and other health care professionals can use on their jobs.
Investigation of Air Dispersal During a Rhinovirus Outbreak in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
A recent study in a Hong Kong hospital investigated a rhinovirus outbreak and its transmission via air dispersal. The research aimed to improve understanding of rhinovirus transmission in health care settings. This article summarizes the study's findings and implications for infection control.
Infection Prevention Protocols in Facelift Surgery: Expert Insights
Unlock the secrets to infection prevention in facelift surgery as renowned surgeons Dr. Konstantin Vasyukevic and Dr. Peter Lee share their expert insights and meticulous protocols in this informative interview.
Infection Intel: AstraZeneca, DayZero and Oxford Nanopore, and More
Staying Ahead with Company Updates and Product Innovations. This week's news is from AstraZeneca, DayZero and Oxford Nanopore, Ohmnilab, and NIH.
CDC's Recommendation for Hepatitis C Testing in Infants Exposed During Perinatal Period
The CDC recommends HCV testing for perinatally exposed infants and children to address the increasing incidence of hepatitis C among reproductive-age individuals, focusing on early detection and appropriate care.
Protecting the Health Care Worker: The Role of Medical Scrubs in Infection Prevention
Learn how medical scrubs create a barrier against infections for healthcare workers. Discover key considerations for choosing infection-resistant scrubs and essential cleaning and handling protocols.