Workshop on Ultraviolet Disinfection Technologies & Healthcare Associated Infections: Defining Standards and Metrology Needs

Please join this interactive meeting focused on examining measurement, standards, technology and data research needs to promote innovation in the effective use and implementation of ultraviolet-C (UVC) technology in healthcare settings for the reduction and prevention of healthcare associated infections (HAIs).

The washing machine as a reservoir for transmission of extended spectrum beta-lactamase (CTX-M-15)-producing Klebsiella oxytoca ST201 in newborns

This study describes an outbreak with a single strain of a multidrug-resistant bacterium (Klebsiella oxytoca ST201) in a  German neonatal intensive care unit, that was ended when the washing machine was removed.