Isolation gown contamination during healthcare of confirmed SARS-CoV-2-infected patients
Publication date: Available online 11 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): C. Aumeran, C. Henquell, A. Brebion, J. Noureddine, O. Traore, O. Lesens (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Spatial and sociodemographic factors associated with surgical site infection rates in hospitals from inner São Paulo State, Brazil
Publication date: Available online 27 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Anne Gabriele Martha Leati Carvalho, Dayanne Conislla Limaylla, Thomas Nogueira Vilches, Gabriel Berg de Almeida, Geraldine Madalosso, Denise Brandão de Assi, Carlos Magno Castelo Branco Fortaleza (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Use, re-use or discard? Quantitatively defined variance in the functional integrity of N95 respirators following vaporized hydrogen peroxide decontamination during the COVID-19 pandemic
Publication date: January 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 107Author(s): C. Levine, C. Grady, T. Block, H. Hurley, R. Russo, B. Peixoto, A. Frees, A. Ruiz, D. Alland (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

BORSA carriage among health care workers at NICU and pediatric ward
Publication date: Available online 24 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): M.M. Konstantinovski, V. Bekker, M.E.M. Kraakman, M.L. Bruijning, E. Lopriore, K.E. Veldkamp (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: December 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 106, Issue 4Author(s): (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Meningococcal vaccination of laboratory workers
Publication date: Available online 21 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): John E. Moore, Beverley C. Millar (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Whole-genome sequencing of clinical Clostridioides difficile isolates reveals molecular epidemiology and discrepancies with conventional laboratory diagnostic testing
Publication date: Available online 20 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): K. McLean, J.-M. Balada-Llasat, A. Waalkes, P. Pancholi, S.J. Salipante (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Risk factors for surgical site infection after pancreatic surgery: a better postoperative antibiotic strategy is possible
Publication date: January 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 107Author(s): M. Petit, G. Geri, E. Salomon, M. Victor, F. Peschaud, A. Vieillard-Baron, X. Repessé (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Ethanol is indispensable and safe as biocidal active substance for hand disinfection
Publication date: Available online 18 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Günter Kampf, Martin Exner, Ingeborg Schwebke, Jürgen Gebel (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Clonal replacement of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus during repeated outbreaks in a long-term care facility
Publication date: January 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 107Author(s): R. Cohen, M. Afraimov, T. Finn, F. Babushkin, K. Geller, H. Alexander, S. Paikin (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The fever screening methods in public places during the COVID-19 pandemic
Publication date: Available online 17 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Jianlu Zhang, Siqi Liu, Bin Zhu (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Enhanced antibiotic resistance as a collateral COVID-19 pandemic effect?
Publication date: Available online 17 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): J. Ruiz (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Follow-up of VRE colonized and close-contact VRE residents in the nursing homes of the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
Publication date: Available online 17 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Delphine Héquet, Christiane Petignat (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Limited implementation of measures to reduce nosocomial spread of COVID-19 in hip fracture patients in the North West of England
Publication date: Available online 18 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): S. Mastan, T. Cash, R.A. Malik, C.P. Charalambous, Samir Abdulla, Thomas Collins, Leanne Dupley, John Ferns, Usman Halim, Tristan Hill, Ghazal Hodhody, Isabel Hughes, Aral Jamalfar, Chris Jump, Shoaib Khan, Kenneth Koo, Weisang Luo, Waleed Moussa, Mobeen Quereshi, Dhawal Patel (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

ICU-acquired blood stream infections in critically ill patients with coronavirus disease- 19
Publication date: Available online 18 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): S. Kokkoris, I. Papachatzakis, E. Gavrielatou, T. Ntaidou, E. Ischaki, S. Malachias, C. Vrettou, C. Nichlos, A. Kanavou, D. Zervakis, E. Perivolioti, K. Ranellou, A. Argyropoulou, S. Zakynthinos, A. Kotanidou, C. Routsi (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies and associated factors in health care workers: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Publication date: Available online 16 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Petros Galanis, Irene Vraka, Despoina Fragkou, Angeliki Bilali, Daphne Kaitelidou (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Development and implementation of a national antimicrobial stewardship surveillance system, with open access data sharing
Publication date: January 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 107Author(s): D. Ashiru-Oredope, E.L. Budd, A. Doble, E. Cramp, A. Hendrick, S. Hopkins (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Electrostatic wipes as simple and reliable methods for influenza virus airborne detection
Publication date: Available online 14 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): S. Marty-Quinternet, L. Puget, A. Debernardi, R. Aubry, N. Magy-Bertrand, J.L. Prétet, C. Chirouze, K. Bouiller, Q. Lepiller (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Disinfection of gloved hands during the COVID-19 pandemic
Publication date: January 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 107Author(s): J.M. Garrido-Molina, V.V. Márquez-Hernández, A. Alcayde-García, C.A. Ferreras-Morales, A. García-Viola, G. Aguilera-Manrique, L. Gutiérrez-Puertas (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Zero healthcare-associated respiratory viral infections among haematology inpatients: unexpected consequence of heightened infection control during COVID-19 outbreak
Publication date: January 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 107Author(s): L.E. Wee, E.P. Conceicao, J.Y. Tan, I. Venkatachalam, M.L. Ling (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Performance Evaluation of Chemical, Biological and Physical Indicators in the Process of Sterilization under the Effect of Non-condensable Gases
Publication date: Available online 11 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Sandoval Barbosa Rodrigues, Rafael Queiroz de Souza, Kazuko Uchikawa Graziano, Gilmar Sidnei Erzinger, Ozair Souza (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Isolation gown contamination during health care of confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infected patients
Publication date: Available online 11 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Claire Aumeran, Cécile Henquell, Amélie Brebion, Jordan Noureddine, Ousmane Traore, Olivier Lesens (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Effectiveness of a plasma treatment device on microbial air quality in a hospital ward monitored by culture
Publication date: Available online 12 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Μehael Fennelly, David O’Connor, Stig Hellebust, Noel Murphy, Colman Casey, Joseph Eustace, Barry J. Plant, John Sodeau, Michael B. Prentice (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 on laboratory paper request forms; a potential source of infection for laboratory personnel
Publication date: Available online 12 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Gemma Winzor, Andrew Bosworth, Celina Whalley, Andrew D. Beggs, Sowsan F. Atabani (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Diagnostic stewardship programme for urine culture – the impact on antimicrobial prescription in a multicentre cohort
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): L.E.E. Lok Hang Alfred, L.E.U.N.G. Chi Man Eddie, L.E.E. Kin Ping May, L.A.I. Wai Man Raymond (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Clinical Perspectives in Integrating Whole Genome Sequencing into the Investigation of Healthcare and Public Health Outbreaks – Hype or Help?
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Benjamin J. Parcell, Stephen H. Gillespie, Kerry A. Pettigrew, Matthew T.G. Holden (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Is there a widespread clone of Serratia marcescens producing outbreaks worldwide?
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Carlos Francés-Cuesta, Victoria Sánchez-Hellín, Bárbara Gomila, Fernando González-Candelas (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Under-mask beard cover (Singh Thattha technique) for donning respirator masks in COVID-19 patient care
Publication date: December 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 106, Issue 4Author(s): R. Singh, H.S. Safri, S. Singh, B.S. Ubhi, G. Singh, G.S. Alg, G. Randhawa, S. Gill (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

A persistent recurring cluster of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonizations in a special care baby unit: a matched case–control study
Publication date: December 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 106, Issue 4Author(s): N.K. Love, B. Pichon, S. Padfield, G.J. Hughes (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Casting the net wide: Universal testing of emergency admissions for SARS-CoV-2 to prevent onward transmission
Publication date: Available online 8 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Karen Burns, Margaret Foley, Mairéad Skally, Jacqueline Cafferkey, Fionnuala Duffy, Eileen Sweeney, Aoife Ni Dhuthaigh, Karina O’Connell, Binu Dinesh, Hilary Humphreys, Eoghan de Barra, Fidelma Fitzpatrick (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Identification of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Hospital-acquired Pneumonia in Adults: A Systematic Review
Publication date: Available online 8 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Jose A. Suaya, Mark A. Fletcher, Leonidas Georgalis, Adriano Arguedas, John M. McLaughlin, Germano Ferreira, Christian Theilacker, Bradford D. Gessner, Thomas Verstraeten (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Genotypic correlation between post discharge Clostridiodes difficle infection (CDI) and previous unit-based contacts
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): N. Esther Babady, Anoshe Aslam, Tracy McMillen, Mustafa Syed, Ahmet Zehir, Mini Kamboj (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Genomic epidemiology of Corynebacterium striatum from three regions of China: an emerging national nosocomial epidemic
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Xuebing Wang, Haijian Zhou, Pengcheng Du, Ruiting Lan, Dongke Chen, Aiying Dong, Xiaohui Lin, Xiaotong Qiu, Shuai Xu, Xingzhao Ji, Minghui Li, Xuexin Hou, Lina Sun, Dan Li, Lichao Han, Zhenjun Li (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

High intermittent colonization by diverse clones of beta-lactam-resistant Gram-negative bacilli suggest an excessive antibiotic use and different sources of transmission in haemodialysis patients
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): L. Salazar-Ospina, J.M. Vanegas, J.N. Jiménez (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Does copper treatment of commonly touched surfaces reduce healthcare-acquired infections? A systematic review and meta-analysis
Publication date: December 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 106, Issue 4Author(s): L. Albarqouni, O. Byambasuren, J. Clark, A.M. Scott, D. Looke, P. Glasziou (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

It's a trap! The development of a versatile drain biofilm model and its susceptibility to disinfection
Publication date: December 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 106, Issue 4Author(s): K. Ledwoch, A. Robertson, J. Lauran, P. Norville, J-Y. Maillard (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Review of health economic models exploring and evaluating treatment and management of hospital-acquired pneumonia and ventilator-associated pneumonia
Publication date: December 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 106, Issue 4Author(s): A.P. Wagner, V.I. Enne, D.M. Livermore, J.V. Craig, D.A. Turner, INHALE Study Group (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

High-level disinfection of re-usable neonatal resuscitation equipment through boiling and steaming
Publication date: December 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 106, Issue 4Author(s): J. Gilbertson, M. Quintanar-Solares, F. Liland, S. Niermeyer (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Natural history of SARS-CoV-2 infection in healthcare workers in Northern Italy
Publication date: December 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 106, Issue 4Author(s): M. Bongiovanni, A.M. Marra, A. De Lauretis, F. Bini, D. Di Carlo, G. Manes, B.D. Bodini, L. Pellegrini, M. Schettino, D. Picascia, A. Bellini (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

A Dominant Strain of Elizabethkingia anophelisEmerged from Hospital Water System to Cause a Three-year Outbreak in A Respiratory Care Center
Publication date: Available online 4 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Yu-Lin Lee, Kuan-Ming Liu, Hui-Lan Chang, Jen-Shiou Lin, Fang-Yen Kung, Cheng-Mao Ho, Kai-Hsiang Lin, Ying-Tsong Chen (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Corrigendum to "Association of nurse staffing and nursing workload with ventilator-associated pneumonia and mortality: a prospective, single-center cohort study” [Journal of Hospital Infection 101 (2019) 257–263]
Publication date: Available online 5 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): M.M. Jansson, H.P. Syrjälä, T.I. Ala-Kokko (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Filtering facepiece respirators decontamination using a low-temperature-steam-2% formaldehyde sterilisation process during a pandemic: a safe alternative for reuse
Publication date: Available online 4 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): García Haro, Cornelia Bischofberger Valdés, Jorge Vicente-Guijarro, Cristina Díaz-Agero Pérez, Martín Fabregate-Fuente, Paloma Moreno-Nunez, Jesús María Aranaz Andrés, Jesús María Aranaz Andrés, Francisco Bolúmar Montrull, José Lorenzo Valencia Martín, Cornelia Bischofberger Valdés, Cristina Díaz-Agero Pérez, Ángela Lourdes Rincón Carlavilla, Amaranta McGee Laso, Juan Miranda Cortés, Adria...
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Detection of influenza virus in air samples of patient rooms
Publication date: Available online 2 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): A. Chamseddine, N. Soudani, Z. Kanafani, I. Alameddine, G. Dbaibo, H. Zaraket, M. El-Fadel (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

A cold water, ultrasonically activated stream efficiently removes proteins and prion-associated amyloid from surgical stainless steel
Publication date: December 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 106, Issue 4Author(s): T.J. Secker, T.G. Leighton, D.G. Offin, P.R. Birkin, R.C. Hervé, C.W. Keevil (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Increased risks of SARS-CoV-2 Nosocomial Acquisition in high-risk COVID-19 units justify personal Protective Equipment: a cross sectional study
Publication date: Available online 1 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Marie Bistoquet, Florence Galtier, Gregory Marin, Orianne Villard, Rosanna Ferreira, Stephanie Hermabessiere, Ana Montoya, Estelle Jumas-Bilak, Georges-Philippe Pageaux, Olivier Dereure, Gerald Chanques, Kada Klouche, David Morquin, Jacques Reynes, Vincent Le Moing, Marie-Christine Picot, Edouard Tuaillon, Alain Makinson (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Stability of SARS-CoV-2 on environmental surfaces and in human excreta
Publication date: Available online 1 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Yongjian Liu, Tianyi Li, Yongqiang Deng, Siyang Liu, Dong Zhang, Hanping Li, Xiaolin Wang, Lei Jia, Jingwan Han, Zhuchun Bei, Lin Li, Jingyun Li (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Clonal Replacement of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus During Repeated Outbreaks in a Long-Term Care Facility
Publication date: Available online 1 November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Regev Cohen, Marina Afraimov, Talya Finn, Frida Babushkin, Keren Geller, Hanna Alexander, Svetlana Paikin (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 106, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Mapping hospital antimicrobial stewardship programmes in the Gulf Cooperation Council states against international standards: a systematic review
Publication date: November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 106, Issue 3Author(s): N. Hashad, D. Perumal, D. Stewart, A.P. Tonna (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Acquisition of MDR-GNB in hospital settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis focusing on ESBL-E
Publication date: November 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 106, Issue 3Author(s): J. Vink, J. Edgeworth, S.L. Bailey (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - November 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research