The impact of visitor restrictions on health care-associated respiratory viral infections during the COVID-19 pandemic: Experience of a tertiary hospital in Singapore
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Liang En Wee, Edwin Philip Conceicao, Jean Xiang-Ying Sim, May Kyawt Aung, Indumathi Venkatachalam (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Adherence to the central line bundle in intensive care: An integrative review
Publication date: Available online 19 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Cherie Burke, Karen Jakub, Ian Kellar (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Implementation of Evidence-based Strategies to Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections among Hospitalized, Post-surgical Adults
Publication date: Available online 20 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Georgia Gauron, Teresa Bigand (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Willingness to get the COVID-19 Vaccine with and without Emergency Use Authorization
Publication date: Available online 20 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Jeanine P.D. Guidry, Linnea I. Laestadius, Emily K. Vraga, Carrie A. Miller, Paul B. Perrin, Candace W. Burton, Mark Ryan, Bernard F. Fuemmeler, Kellie E. Carlyle (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Fungal Superinfection in Patients with COVID-19: Role of Antifungal Stewardship?
Publication date: Available online 19 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Matthew Nestler, Emily Godbout, Kimberly Lee, Jihye Kim, Andrew J. Noda, Perry Taylor, Rachel Pryor, J. Daniel Markley, Michelle Doll, Gonzalo Bearman, Michael P. Stevens (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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Publication date: December 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 12Author(s): (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
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Publication date: December 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 12Author(s): (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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Publication date: December 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 12Author(s): (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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Publication date: December 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 12Author(s): (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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Publication date: December 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 12Author(s): (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Surgical site infection in hip arthroplasty in a 10-year follow-up prospective study: Risk and factors associated
Publication date: December 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 12Author(s): Ana Isabel Hijas-Gómez, Antonio Checa-García, Álvaro López-Hualda, Homid Fahandezh-Saddi, Javier Martínez-Martín, Mario Gil-Conesa, Diego Rodríguez-Villar, Ángel Gil-de-Miguel, Gil Rodríguez-Caravaca (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

A syndrome-based approach to antimicrobial stewardship in an Arizona skilled nursing facility—Moving the needle through quality improvement
Publication date: December 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 12Author(s): Peter P. Patterson, Katherine D. Ellingson, Danielle Backus, Emily Schmitz, Mary Matesan (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Self-reported impact of respirator use on health care worker ability to perform patient care
Publication date: December 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 12Author(s): Stella E. Hines, Marc S. Oliver, Patricia Gucer, Melissa A. McDiarmid (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Journal club: Stopping the routine use of contact precautions for management of MRSA and VRE at three academic medical centers: An interrupted time series analysis
Publication date: December 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 12Author(s): Joan Hebden, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Erratum
Publication date: December 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 12Author(s): (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Halting a SARS-CoV-2 outbreak in a US Veterans Affairs nursing home
Publication date: Available online 3 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): George Psevdos, Aikaterini Papamanoli, Nancy Barrett, Lisa Bailey, Monique Thorne, Florence Ford, Zeena Lobo (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Infection Control Response to an Outbreak of OXA-23 Carbapenemase-Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a Skilled Nursing Facility in Utah
Publication date: Available online 17 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Amanda R. Smith, Maureen Vowles, Roberta Z. Horth, Lori Smith, Linda Rider, Jennifer M. Wagner, Anna Sangster, Erin L. Young, Hailey Schuckel, James Stewart, Randon J. Gruninger, Alessandro Rossi, Kelly F. Oakeson, Allyn K. Nakashima (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Modeling COVID-19 infection risks for a single hand-to-fomite scenario and potential risk reductions offered by surface disinfection
Publication date: Available online 15 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Amanda M. Wilson, Mark H. Weir, Sally F. Bloomfield, Elizabeth A. Scott, Kelly A. Reynolds (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Light-guided nudging and data-driven performance feedback improve hand hygiene compliance among nurses and doctors
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Anne-Mette Iversen, Marie Stangerup, Michelle From-Hansen, Rosa Hansen, Louise Palasin Sode, Krassimir Kostadinov, Marco Bo Hansen, Henrik Calum, Svend Ellermann-Eriksen, Jenny Dahl Knudsen (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus contamination of hospital-use-only mobile phones and efficacy of 222-nm ultraviolet disinfection
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Yuki Kaiki, Hiroki Kitagawa, Toshinori Hara, Toshihito Nomura, Keitaro Omori, Norifumi Shigemoto, Shinya Takahasahi, Hiroki Ohge (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

UV-C Tower for point-of-care decontamination of filtering facepiece respirators
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Badar J. Kayani, Davis T. Weaver, Vishvaan Gopalakrishnan, Eshan S. King, Emily Dolson, Nikhil Krishnan, Julia Pelesko, Michael J. Scott, Masahiro Hitomi, Jennifer L. Cadnum, Daniel F. Li, Curtis J. Donskey, Jacob G. Scott, Ian Charnas (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The impact of visitor restrictions on healthcare-associated respiratory viral infections during the COVID-19 pandemic: experience of a tertiary hospital in Singapore
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Liang En Wee, Edwin Philip Conceicao, Jean Xiang-Ying Sim, May Kyawt Aung, Indumathi Venkatachalam (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Evaluating the effect of automated hand hygiene technology on compliance and c. difficile rates in a long-term acute care hospital
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Maureen Banks, Andrew B. Phillips (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Lessons from managing a campus mumps outbreak using test, trace, and isolate efforts
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Nita Bharti, Cara Exten, Valerie Fulton, Robin Oliver-Veronesi (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Use of Powered Air-Purifying Respirator(PAPR) as part of protective equipment against SARS-CoV-2-a narrative review and critical appraisal of evidence
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Dr Ana Licina, Dr Andrew Silvers (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Filtration Efficiency of Surgical Sterilization Fabric for Respiratory Protection during COVID-19 Pandemic
Publication date: Available online 6 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Sinan Sousan, Nicole Garcia, Avian White, Jo Anne Balanay (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Using Persuasion Science to Improve COVID-19 Contact Tracing
Publication date: Available online 5 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Christopher Sciamanna, Ping Du, Robert Cialdini (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Utilizing the Electronic Health Records to Create a Syndromic Staff Surveillance System During the COVID-19 outbreak
Publication date: Available online 4 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Sim Xiang Ying Jean, Edwin Philip Conceicao, Liang En Wee, May Kyawt Aung, Sylvia Seow Yi Wei, Raymond Teo Chee Yang, Goh Jia Qing, Dennis Yeo Wu Ting, Kuo Benjamin Jyhhan, John Wah Lim, Wee Hoe Gan, Moi Lin Ling, Indumathi Venkatachalam (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Novel Approach to Deployment of Crisis Situation Supply of N95 Respirator Models in a Healthcare System
Publication date: Available online 5 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Morgan Lane, Colleen S. Kraft, Marie Ayers, Kari Love, Erik Brownsword, Mary Elizabeth Sexton (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Minimizing Contamination in the Use of Personal Protective Equipment: Simulation Results through Tracking Contamination and Enhanced Protocols
Publication date: Available online 5 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): JaHyun Kang, Eun Jin Kim, Jeong Hwa Choi, Hae Kyung Hong, Si-Hyeon Han, In Soon Choi, Jinwha Kim, Jae Yeun Kim, Eun Suk Park, Pyoeng Gyun Choe (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Unintended consequences of infection prevention and control measures during COVID-19 pandemic
Publication date: Available online 4 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Liang En Wee, Edwin Philip Conceicao, Jing Yuan Tan, Kamini Devi Magesparan, Ismawati Binte Mohamad Amin, Bushra Binte Shaik Ismail, Toh Hui Xian, Jin Pinhong, Zhang Jing, Wee Geok Ling Elaine, Sheena Jin Min Ong, Gillian Li Xin Lee, Amanda En-min Wang, Molly How Kue Bien, Tan Kwee Yuen, Lee Lai Chee, Phoon Poh Choo, Yang Yong, May Kyawt Aung, Xiang Ying Jean Sim (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Infection Prevention and Control Practices in the Home Environment: Examining Enablers and Barriers to Adherence among Home Health Care Nurses
Publication date: Available online 4 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Victoria Adams, Jiyoun Song, Jingjing Shang, Margaret McDonald, Dawn Dowding, Marietta Ojo, Dr David Russell (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The Role of Facial Contact in Infection Control: Renewed Import in the Age of Coronavirus
Publication date: Available online 4 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Paul A. Christensen, Joseph R. Anton, Canivan R. Anton, Mary R. Schwartz, Rose C. Anton (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Halting a SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak in a U.S. Veterans Affairs Nursing Home
Publication date: Available online 3 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): George Psevdos, Aikaterini Papamanoli, Nancy Barrett, Lisa Bailey, Monique Thorne, Florence Ford, Zeena Lobo (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Implementation of an external female urinary catheter as an alternative to an indwelling urinary catheter
Publication date: Available online 3 November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Curtis Warren, Jaclyn D Fosnacht, Elizabeth E Tremblay (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - November 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Trends in place of early-season influenza vaccination among adults, 2014-15 through 2018-19 influenza seasons—The importance of medical and nonmedical settings for vaccination
Publication date: Available online 7 October 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Peng-jun Lu, Anup Srivastav, Tammy A. Santibanez, Ashley Amaya, Jill A. Dever, Jessica Roycroft, Marshica Stanley Kurtz, Walter W. Williams (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Bioluminescence-based hygiene evaluation of public washroom environment: Repeated measurement of post-handwashing facilities on baseline and before and after cleaning schedule
Publication date: Available online 27 October 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Matthew Man Fai Cheung, Lorna Kwai Ping Suen, Jessie Kit Ling Au, Simon Ching Lam (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Serological survey following SARS-COV-2 outbreaks at long-term care facilities in metro Vancouver, British Columbia: Implications for outbreak management and infection control policies
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Rohit Vijh, Cher Ghafari, Althea Hayden, Michael Schwandt, Inna Sekirov, Muhammad Morshed, Paul Levett, Mel Krajden, Suni Boraston, Patricia Daly, Mark Lysyshyn, John Harding, Meghan McLennan, Navdeep Chahil, Annie Mak, Geoff McKee (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The Utility of Video Technology and Enhanced Infection Control in Reducing COVID-19 Disease Burden in a Custodial Setting.
Publication date: Available online 26 October 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Larissa H Unruh, Sadhana Dharmapuri, Kenneth Soyemi (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Health Care-associated infections studies project: An American Journal of Infection Control and National Healthcare Safety Network data quality collaboration case study
Publication date: Available online 17 October 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Bonnie Norrick, Nigel Lewis, Kathy Allen-Bridson, Joan N. Hebden, Marc-Oliver Wright (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Hand Hygiene Compliance at a Canadian Provincial Cancer Centre – The Complementary Roles of Nurse Auditor-driven and Patient Auditor-driven Audit Processes and Impact upon Practice in Ambulatory Cancer Care
Publication date: Available online 20 October 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): E.J. Bow, V. Bourrier, D. Phillips, G. Winski, M. Williams, N. Kostiuk, J.A. McLeod (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Table of Contents
Publication date: November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 11Author(s): (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 11Author(s): (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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Publication date: November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 11Author(s): (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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Publication date: November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 11Author(s): (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Implementation of colon surgical site infection prevention bundle—The successes and challenges
Publication date: November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 11Author(s): Sara M Reese, Bryan Knepper, Meghan Amiot, Julie Beard, Eric Campion, Heather Young (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

What makes people intend to take protective measures against influenza? Perceived risk, efficacy, or trust in authorities
Publication date: November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 11Author(s): Zepeng Gong, Justin Veuthey, Ziqiang Han (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Dynamics of colonization in patients with health care-associated infections at step-down care units from a tertiary care hospital in Mexico
Publication date: November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 11Author(s): Flora Cruz-López, Licet Villarreal-Treviño, Rayo Morfin-Otero, Adrián Martínez-Meléndez, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz, Eduardo Rodríguez-Noriega, Elvira Garza-González (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Changing the culture of urine culturing: Utilizing Agile Implementation to improve diagnostic stewardship in the ICU
Publication date: November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 11Author(s): Shannon Page, Dana Hazen, Kristen Kelley, Ranjeet Singh, Richard B. Rodgers, Brian Brewer, Joshua Sadowski, Armisha Desai, Cole Beeler, Douglas Webb, Jose Azar, Lana Dbeibo (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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Publication date: November 2020Source: American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 48, Issue 11Author(s): (Source: American Journal of Infection Control)
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - October 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research