American Journal of Infection Control
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Central line–associated blood stream infections in pediatric intensive care units: Longitudinal trends and compliance with bundle strategies
Background Knowing the temporal trend central line–associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) rates among U.S. pediatric intensive care units (PICUs), the current extent of central line bundle compliance, and the impact of compliance on rates is necessary to understand what has be...
APIC guideline for infection prevention and control in flexible endoscopy
Enterobacter cloacae graft infection/bacteremia in a hemodialysis patient
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Impact of catheter-associated urinary tract infection bundle on other health care-associated infections.
Current practices and barriers to the use of facemasks and respirators among hospital-based health care workers in Vietnam.
This study aimed to examine the knowledge, attitudes, and practices towards the use of facemasks among hospital-based health care workers (HCWs) in Hanoi, Vietnam. A qualitative study incorporating 20 focus groups was conducted between August 2010 and May 2011. HCWs from 7 hospitals in Vietnam were...
Burden of present-on-admission infections and health care-associated infections, by race and ethnicity.
We conducted a study of 52,006 patients hospitalized during 2006-2008 at a referral hospital in upper Manhattan. We examined how the prevalence of present-on-admission and health care-associated infection compared between non-Hispanic blacks, Hispanics, and non-Hispanic whites adjusting for sociodem...
Usefulness of endoluminal catheter colonization surveillance cultures to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections in hemodialysis.
group 1 (negative); group 2 (coagulase-negative Staphylococcus [CoNS] with time-to-positivity (TTP) >14 hours); group 3 (CoNS with TTP ≤14 hours); and group 4 (any microorganism other than CoNS and any TTP). We studied 104 patients (129 TCCs). Median follow-up was 262.5 days (interquartile range [IR...
Predictors of use of infection control precautions for multiresistant gram-negative bacilli in Australian hospitals: analysis of a national ...
We present a national survey of infection control practices amongst adult acute-care hospitals in Australia, for ESBL-E, CRE, and the emerging threat of patients with overseas health care contact. In total, 97 health services responded, representing 9% of all eligible hospitals. The proportion of ho...