Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases present serious challenges for health care facilities.
Machine learning could speed up diagnoses and improve accuracy.
Researchers tested dozens of ice machines in Cleveland, OH healthcare facilities and found they were frequently contaminated with gram-negative bacilli and Candida species.
This document is the result of a multi-staged process of reviews, discussions and updates of a previous list of core competencies for infection control and hospital hygiene.
Carbapenemase-producing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae have the potential for epidemic spread through person-to-person transmission and horizontal transfer of resistance mechanisms.
The guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations on the early recognition and specific required infection control practices and procedures to effectively prevent the occurrence and control the spread of CRE-CRAB-CRPsA colonization and/or infection in acute health care facilities; along with, a framework to help inform the development and/or strengthening of national and facility infection control policies and programs to control the transmission of CRE-CRAB-CRPsA in a variety of health care settings.
Global health experts have documented an alarming increase in the incidence and prevalence of carbapenem-resistant gram-negative bacteria.
This publication offers a comprehensive discussion of infection control and prevention policies and practices for hospitals.
This reference guide, offered by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) in India, contains policies as well as procedures to prevent nosocomial infection among patients and staff.
This information sheet offers an overview of hand hygiene; standard precautions/transmission-based precautions, and respiratory hygiene in healthcare settings.