American Journal of Infection Control
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Hand hygiene (HH) compliance continues to remain poor amongst anesthetists mainly because of multitasking and the need for repeated HH. We aimed to quantify HH compliance amongst anesthesia providers while performing anesthesia-related procedures inside operating rooms. The observation...
We describe an outbreak of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a neonatal intensive care unit and assess the effect of infection control measures. Our assessment indicates that active surveillance culture is very useful in identifying multidrug-resistant organisms and its ...
In January 2013, the National Healthcare Safety Network definition of “present on admission” was created. Using existing surveillance data from 2013, we identified health care-associated infections (HAIs) that met prior present on admission criteria but not the new definition. We ident...
Sewage samples were collected from hospital and community sewage tanks, and bacterial strains and antibiotic sensitivity patterns were analyzed using the VITEK 2 microbial identification system p(bioMérieux, Marcy l'Etoile, France). Three of the 12 isolates (25%) from the hospital sewa...
• We assessed French medical students' knowledge regarding infection control. • French medical students have poor overall knowledge regarding infection control. ...