Development and Piloting of a Prevention Assessment and Response Tool for Healthcare-Associated Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection (the SAB-PART Study) Using a Delphi Method
Publication date: Available online 11 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Daniela Karanfilovska, Allen C. Cheng, Denis Spelman, Leon J. Worth (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Efficiency of air circulation decontamination device for microorganisms using ultraviolet radiation
Publication date: Available online 12 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Thaila Quatrini Corrêa, Kate Cristina Blanco, José Dirceu Vollet Filho, Vinicius Sigari Morais, Wilder Ronaldo Trevelin, Sebastião Pratavieira, Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Day surgery: should we be worried about the occurrence of surgical site infection in outpatients?
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): V. Bompas, A. Andréo, C. Bouchand, A. Rahal, C. Ferriot, F. Le Gallou, A-C. Guille des Buttes, M. Quimbre, N. Bodet, C. Bourigault, D. Lepelletier (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

How dirty is which QWERTY?
Publication date: Available online 10 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): C.P. Haanappel, A.F. Voor in ’t holt, Juliëtte A. Severin, M.C. Vos (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Reframing the problem of the fomite transmission of Covid-19
Publication date: Available online 9 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Jan Marsalek (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 9, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Sink drains as reservoirs of VIM-2 metallo-β-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a Belgian intensive care unit: relation to patients investigated by whole genome sequencing
Publication date: Available online 8 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Deborah De Geyter, Robin Vanstokstraeten, Florence Crombé, Jan Tommassen, Ingrid Wybo, Denis Piérard (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Fit-testing of respiratory protective equipment in the UK during the initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Publication date: July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 113Author(s): S. Green, A. Gani, M. Bailey, O. Brown, C.B. Hing (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Barriers and enablers to implementinghospital-acquired urinary tract infection prevention strategies: a qualitative study using the Theoretical Domains Framework
Publication date: July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 113Author(s): O. Fasugba, E. McInnes, J. Baye, H. Cheng, R. Gordon, S. Middleton (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Challenges in reducing the risk of infection when accessing vascular catheters
Publication date: July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 113Author(s): E.S. Greene (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Fast-cycle hydrogen peroxide nebulization against frequent healthcare-associated micro-organisms: efficacy assessment
Publication date: July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 113Author(s): L. Cobrado, P. Ramalho, E. Ricardo, M.-M. Azevedo, A.G. Rodrigues (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Opinion The truth is in the eye of the beholder; opportunistic pathogens in the dental unit
Publication date: Available online 1 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Michel A. Hoogenkamp, Alexa M.G.A. Laheij, Johannes J. de Soet (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 2, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The devil is in the validation and design; managing the risk from opportunistic pathogens in the dental unit
Publication date: Available online 1 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Andrew Smith (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 2, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Nasal high flow oxygen therapy in COVID-19 patients does not cause environmental surface contamination
Publication date: Available online 31 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Oriol Roca, Andrés Pacheco, Jordi Rodon, Andrés Antón, Júlia Vergara-Alert, Lluís Armadans, Joaquim Segalés, Tomás Pumarola, Magda Campins, Ricard Ferrer, Virginia Rodríguez-Garrido (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Effectiveness of an electronic hand hygiene monitoring system to increase compliance and reduce healthcare-associated infections
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Annie Rosenfeldt Knudsen, Susanne Kolle, Marco Bo Hansen, Jens Kjølseth Møller (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Incidence, diagnosis and outcomes of COVID-19-associated pulmonary aspergillosis (CAPA): a systematic review
Publication date: July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 113Author(s): W.H. Chong, K.P. Neu (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Patterns of antibiotic use in hospital-acquired infections
Publication date: Available online 27 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Thibaud Sevin, Côme Daniau, Serge Alfandari, Emmanuel Piednoir, Catherine Dumartin, Hervé Blanchard, Loïc Simon, Anne Berger-Carbonne, Stéphane Le Vu (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Coping with contagions: Maintaining infection prevention and control in an Irish tertiary hospital during COVID and a debilitating nationwide ransomware virus in May 2021
Publication date: Available online 28 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): James Powell, Regina Monahan, Barbara Slevin, Maureen O’Hara, Nuala H. O’Connell, Colum P. Dunne (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Automated surveillance in French ICUs: is it feasible? Results from a survey in French ICUs participating to a surveillance network
Publication date: Available online 26 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Alain Lepape, Anaïs Machut, Solweig Gerbier-Colomban, Elisabetta Kuczewski, Jean-Philippe Rasigade, Jean-François Timsit, Philippe Vanhems, Florent Wallet, Anne Savey, Arnaud Friggeri, the REA-REZO group (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Aerosols should not be defined by distance travelled
Publication date: Available online 26 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Julian W. Tang, Linsey C. Marr, Donald K. Milton (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Critical points and potential pitfalls of outbreak of IMP-1-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa among kidney transplant recipients: a case-control study
Publication date: Available online 24 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Maristela P. Freire, Carlos Henrique Camargo, Amanda Yaeko Yamada, Filipe Onishi Nagamori, Jose Otto Reusing, Fernanda Spadão, Ana Paula Cury, Flavia Rossi, William C. Nahas, Elias David-Neto, Ligia C. Pierrotti (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 24, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The efficacy of UV light-emitting technology against coronaviruses: a systematic review
Publication date: Available online 21 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Federica Chiappa, Beatrice Frascella, Giacomo Pietro Vigezzi, Matteo Moro, Luca Diamanti, Leandro Gentile, Paolo Lago, Nicola Clementi, Carlo Signorelli, Nicasio Mancini, Anna Odone (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 22, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 112Author(s): (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 22, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Universal admission screening: a potential game-changer in hospitals with high prevalence of MRSA
Publication date: July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 113Author(s): M.A. Borg, D. Suda, E. Scicluna, A. Brincat, P. Zarb (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 22, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Clostridioides difficile colonization and infection in a cohort of Australian adults with cystic fibrosis
Publication date: July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 113Author(s): A.S. Tai, P. Putsathit, L. Eng, K. Imwattana, D.A. Collins, S. Mulrennan, T.V. Riley (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Extensively-drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae ST307 outbreak strain from north-eastern Germany does not show increased tolerance to quaternary ammonium compounds and chlorhexidine
Publication date: July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 113Author(s): M. Hornschuh, P. Zwicker, A. Kramer, K. Schaufler, S.E. Heiden, J.A. Bohnert, K. Becker, N-O. Hübner (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Concentration of chlorhexidine gluconate-alcohol for skin antisepsis at the intravascular catheter insertion site
Publication date: Available online 19 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Hong-yu Zhou, Marlieke E.A. de Kraker, Olivier Mimoz, Matthieu Boisson, Stephan Harbarth, Niccolò Buetti (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 20, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Oral antiseptics against coronavirus: in-vitro and clinical evidence
Publication date: July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 113Author(s): M.V. Mateos-Moreno, A. Mira, V. Ausina-Márquez, M.D. Ferrer (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Microbial contamination of dental unit water lines – a matter of following instructions
Publication date: Available online 21 April 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): R. Claesson, S. Edwardsson, N. Bäckman (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Impact of the Surgical Safety Checklist on Surgical Site Infections, Antimicrobial Resistance, Antimicrobial Consumption, Costs and Mortality
Publication date: Available online 15 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Silvana Maria de Almeida, Fernando Gatti de Menezes, Marinês Dalla Valle Martino, Carolina Roberta Tachira, Alexandra do Rosário Toniolo, Helena Lumi Fukumoto, Michael B. Edmond, Alexandre R. Marra (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Factors associated with independent nurse prescribers' antibiotic prescribing practice: a mixed-methods study using the Reasoned Action Approach
Publication date: July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 113Author(s): V. Ness, K. Currie, J. Reilly, K. McAloney-Kocaman, L. Price (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Near-field airborne particle concentrations in young children undergoing high-flow nasal cannula therapy: a pilot study
Publication date: July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 113Author(s): E.T. Gall, A. Laguerre, M. Noelck, A. Van Meurs, J.P. Austin, B.A. Foster (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

SARS-CoV-2: a general recommendation to adhere to governmental regulations cannot be evidence-based
Publication date: Available online 13 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Günter Kampf, Michael Esfeld (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Effectiveness of a SARS-CoV-2 infection-prevention model in elective surgery patients, a prospective study: Does Universal Screening Make Sense?.
Publication date: Available online 14 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Oscar Moreno-Perez, Esperanza Merino, Pablo Chico-Sánchez, Paula Gras-Valenti, José Sánchez-Payá, On behalf of COVID19-ALC research group (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Fast cycle H2O2 nebulisationagainst frequent healthcare-associated microorganisms: efficacy assessment
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Luís Cobrado, Patrícia Ramalho, Elisabete Ricardo, Maria-Manuel Azevedo, Acácio G. Rodrigues (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Outcomes of asymptomatic hospital employees in COVID-19 post-exposure quarantine during the second pandemic wave in Zurich
Publication date: Available online 21 April 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): I. Uçkay, L. Steinwender, J. Burkhard, D. Holy, M. Strähl, M. Farshad (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Linking infection control to clinical management of infections to overcome antimicrobial resistance
Publication date: Available online 7 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): E. Tacconelli (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Controlling healthcare-associated transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern 202012/01 in a large hospital network
Publication date: Available online 7 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): C. Duverger, V. Souyri, C. Monteil, S. Fournier, F. Espinasse, M.C. Gramer, M. Lepainteur, D. Seytre, J.R. Zahar, S. Nerome, C. Ciotti, I. Garrigues, M.L. Delaby, N. Fortineau, S. Ouzani, M. Kecharem, J.C. Lucet, S. Kernéis, S. Géra, G. Bendjelloul (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Performance of a hospital-acquired complication algorithm using administrative data for detection of central line-associated bloodstream infections: experience at an Australian healthcare facility
Publication date: Available online 7 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): M. Herson, S.J. Curtis, G. Land, A.J. Stewardson, L.J. Worth (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The sourcing and use of high physical resemblance personal protective equipment to train healthcare workers, improve confidence and conserve medical-grade equipment
Publication date: June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 112Author(s): S. Bumpstead, Z.J. Lim, L. Kuhn, D. Flynn, C.-L. Bakos, E. Potter, D. Egerton-Warburton (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Relative faecal abundance of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacterales and its impact on infections among intensive care unit patients: a pilot study
Publication date: June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 112Author(s): B. Pilmis, A. Mizrahi, G. Péan de Ponfilly, F. Philippart, C. Bruel, J.-R. Zahar, A. Le Monnier (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

eHealth for the prevention of healthcare-associated infections: a scoping review
Publication date: Available online 3 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): R.G. Bentvelsen, E. Holten, N.H. Chavannes, K.E. Veldkamp (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Investigation of two cases of Mycobacterium chelonae infection in haemato-oncology patients using whole genome sequencing and a potential link to the hospital water supply
Publication date: Available online 1 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): T. Inkster, C. Peters, A.L. Seagar, M.T.G. Holden, I.F. Laurenson (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 2, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

SARS-CoV-2 universal screening upon adult hospital admission in Southern Israel
Publication date: Available online 30 April 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Lisa Saidel-Odes, Tali Shafat, Ronit Nativ, Abraham Borer, Lior Nesher (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Low Risk of Transmission of Pathogenic Bacteria between Children and the Assistance Dog during Animal Assisted Therapy if Strict Rules are Followed
Publication date: Available online 30 April 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Ann Edner, Maria Lindström-Nilsson, Åsa Melhus (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Burden of Healthcare-Associated Infections in Italy: incidence, attributable mortality and Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) from a nationwide study, 2016.
Publication date: Available online 1 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): V. Bordino, C. Vicentini, A. D'Ambrosio, F. Quattrocolo, C.M. Zotti, R. Novati, C. Sticchi, M. Bersani, U. Fedeli, L. Fabbri, S. Brusaferro, M.L. Moro, E. Ricchizzi, A. Poli, G. Giovannini, M. D’Errico, V. Puro, G. Parruti, G. Ripabelli, B. Sarnelli (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

An analysis on fit-testing of Respiratory Protective equipment in the UK during the initial response to the Covid-19 pandemic
Publication date: Available online 1 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): S. Green, A. Gani, M. Bailey, O. Brown, C.B. Hing (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

SARS-CoV-2 routes of transmission and recommendations for preventing acquisition: joint British Infection Association (BIA), Healthcare Infection Society (HIS), Infection Prevention Society (IPS) and Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) guidance.
Publication date: Available online 1 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Aggie Bak, Moira A. Mugglestone, Natasha V. Ratnaraja, Jennie A. Wilson, Lucy Rivett, Simon M. Stoneham, Jennifer Bostock, Samuel E. Moses, James R. Price, Michael Weinbren, Heather P. Loveday, Jasmin Islam, A. Peter R. Wilson (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

A new urinary catheter design reduces in-vitro biofilm formation by influencing hydrodynamics
Publication date: Available online 29 April 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): A.C. Ionescu, E. Brambilla, M.C. Sighinolfi, R. Mattina (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Laminar Airflow Decreases Microbial Air Contamination Compared with Turbulent Ventilated Operating Theatres During Live Total Joint Arthroplasty – A Nationwide Survey
Publication date: Available online 29 April 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Rikke Juhl Knudsen, Stinna Michelle Nygaard Knudsen, Tine Nymark, Thorbjørn Anstensrud, Elsebeth Tvenstrup Jensen, Mia Jan La Mia Malekzadeh, Søren Overgaard (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The effect of intestinal microbiota dysbiosis on growth and detection of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales within an in vitro gut model
Publication date: Available online 29 April 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Hannah C. Harris, Anthony M. Buckley, William Spittal, Duncan Ewin, Emma Clark, James Altringham, Karen Bentley, Ines B. Moura, Mark H. Wilcox, Neil Woodford, Kerrie Davies, Caroline H. Chilton (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research