Surveillance

Rapid Molecular Diagnostics: Supporting CDC’s Four Core Actions to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance

CDC has declared the complex problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) a serious threat today, which will result in potential catastrophic...

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Slow Adoption of Automated Infection Prevention Surveillance: Are Human Factors Contributing?

Although automated surveillance technology has been evolving for decades, adoption of these technologies is in a nascent state. The current...

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Surveillance Versus Clinical Adjudication: Differences Persist with New Ventilator – Associated Event Definition

The goals of this study are to compare the results of an automated surveillance strategy using the new VAE definition...

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An Electronic Surveillance Tool for Catheter – Associated Urinary Tract Infection in Intensive Care Units

Traditional methods of surveillance of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) are error-prone and resource-intensive. To resolve these issues, a highly...

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Data Elements and Validation Methods Used for Electronic Surveillance of Health Care-Associated Infections: A Systematic Review

This article describes the primary data sources, data elements, and validation methods currently used in electronic surveillance systems (ESS) for...

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Free Webinars: Infection Control in Ultrasound to Manage COVID-19

Receive free CE while learning about infection prevention approaches in the use of ultrasound, an important tool in the fight...

COVID-19 Infection Control Resources for Ultrasound

The use of ultrasound is essential in the fight against COVID-19, and properly covering disinfecting ultrasound probes and systems is...

CloroxPro.com COVID-19 Hub

Clorox Healthcare is committed to doing everything we can to help keep the healthcare industry safe and informed. We have...

SARS-CoV-2 Pathogen Education Sheet

Clorox Healthcare is committed to doing everything we can to help keep the healthcare industry safe and informed. We have...

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-2019) Outbreak Protection by Pall Breathing System Filters in Mechanical Ventilation

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-2019) Outbreak Protection by Pall Breathing System Filters in Mechanical Ventilation. Pall Breathing System Filters provide high...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA provides guidance on production of alcohol-based hand sanitizer to help boost supply, protect public health

FDA NEWS RELEASE

As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing commitment to address the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the...

APIC’s Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Fact Sheet

APIC has created a new fact sheet for infection preventionists (IPs) to share with their colleagues and patients during the...

The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Hands

Hand hygiene is one of the most important measures for preventing the spread of infection within healthcare facilities. Repeated use...