Does high adherence to contact precautions lead to low in-hospital transmission of multidrug-resistant microorganisms in the endemic setting?
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Andrea C. Büchler, Marc Dangel, Reno Frei, Sammy Jäger, Jan A. Roth, Helena M.B. Seth-Smith, Adrian Egli, Andreas F. Widmer (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - July 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

What is the evidence that medical procedures which induce coughing or involve respiratory suctioning are associated with increased generation of aerosols and risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection? A rapid systematic review
Publication date: Available online 8 July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Jennie Wilson, Gail Garson, Shaun Fitzgerald, Martin J. Llewelyn, David Jenkins, Simon Parker, Adam Bois, James Thomas, Katy Sutcliffe, Amanda Sowden, Alison O’Mara-Eves, Claire Stansfield, Elinor Harriss, Jacqui Reilly (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - July 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The Dutch questionnaire-based risk assessment upon hospital admission is unable to identify the majority of carriers of multi-drug resistant micro-organisms
Publication date: Available online 8 July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): S. Vainio, W. Bril (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - July 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The cost-effectiveness of temporary single patient rooms to reduce risks of healthcare associated infection
Publication date: Available online 8 July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Nicholas Graves, Brett G. Mitchell, Jonathan A. Otter Martin Kiernan (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - July 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Efficiency of an air circulation decontamination device for micro-organisms using ultraviolet radiation
Publication date: September 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 115Author(s): T.Q. Corrêa, K.C. Blanco, J.D. Vollet-Filho, V.S. Morais, W.R. Trevelin, S. Pratavieira, V.S. Bagnato (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - July 9, 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: September 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 115Author(s): O. Moreno-Pérez, E. Merino, P. Chico-Sánchez, P. Gras-Valentí, J. Sánchez-Payá, COVID19-ALC Research Group (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - July 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Increased Number of Positive Coagulase Negative Staphylococci in Blood Cultures is Partly Explained by Increased Use of Intra Arterial Catheters in COVID-19 Patients
Publication date: Available online 3 July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Erlangga Yusuf, Jubi E. de Haan, Johannes P.C. van den Akker, Marius Vogel, Jurriaan E.M. de Steenwinkel, Bart J.A. Rijnders, Lonneke G.M. Bode (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - July 3, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Laminar Airflow vs Turbulent Airflow in Simulated Total Hip Arthroplasty – Measurements of bacteria, particles, and energy consumption
Publication date: Available online 25 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Laureen V. Marsault, Christen Ravn, Anders Overgaard, Lars H. Frich, Martin Olsen, Thorbjørn Anstensrud, Johnny Nielsen, Søren Overgaard (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

A comparison of persistence of SARS-CoV-2 variants on stainless steel
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): T. Pottage, I. Garratt, O. Onianwa, A. Spencer, S. Paton, N.Q. Verlander, J. Dunning, A. Bennett (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Chlorhexidine dressings could reduce external ventricular drain infections: results from a systematic review and meta-analysis
Publication date: Available online 24 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Mueez Waqar, Aswin Chari, Abdurrahman I. Islim, Benjamin Davies, Daniel M. Fountain, Susan Larkin, Michael D. Jenkinson, Hiren C. Patel (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 25, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Phylogenetic analysis in the clinical risk management of an outbreak of Hepatitis C Virus infection among transfused thalassemia patients in Italy
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Walter Mazzucco, Velia Chiara di Maio, Fabrizio Bronte, Lavinia Fabeni, Rosaria Maria Pipitone, Stefania Grimaudo, Donatella Ferraro, Claudia Marotta, Marianna Aragri, Maurizio Macaluso, Francesco Vitale, Francesco Di Raimondo, Francesca Ceccherini-Silberstein, Vito Di Marco (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

SARS-CoV-2: a general recommendation to adhere to government regulations cannot be evidence-based
Publication date: Available online 13 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): G. Kampf, M. Esfeld (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 22, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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): M.A. Hoogenkamp, A.M.G.A. Laheij, J.J. de Soet (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 22, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

FUrTIHF: French Urinary Tract Infections in Healthcare Facilities French Urinary Tract Infections in Healthcare Facilities: 5-year historic cohort 2014-2018
Publication date: Available online 22 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Sixtine de Lafforest, Alexandre Magnier, Maxime Vallée, Elsa Bey, Constance Le Goux, Fabien Saint, Audrey Therby, Jean Ralph Zahar, Albert Sotto, Franck Bruyere, Leslie Grammatico-Guillon (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 22, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The efficacy of ultraviolet light-emitting technology against coronaviruses: a systematic review
Publication date: Available online 21 May 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): F. Chiappa, B. Frascella, G.P. Vigezzi, M. Moro, L. Diamanti, L. Gentile, P. Lago, N. Clementi, C. Signorelli, N. Mancini, A. Odone (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 19, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: July 2021Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 113Author(s): (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 19, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The defect of lace-up surgical masks and related solutions in operating rooms
Publication date: Available online 17 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Xin Wang, Feng Lin, Zhihong Wang, Jili Hu, Xinming Li, Bin Zhu, Jianlu Zhang (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 18, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Virucidal efficacy of an ozone-generating system for automated room disinfection
Publication date: Available online 16 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Jochen Steinmann, Thomas Burkard, Britta Becker, Dajana Paulmann, Daniel Todt, Birte Bischoff, Eike Steinmann, Florian HH. Brill (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

A systematic review and narrative synthesis of pharmacist-led education-based antimicrobial stewardship interventions and their effect on antimicrobial use in hospital inpatients
Publication date: Available online 16 June 2021Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Teerapong Monmaturapoj, Jenny Scott, Paula Smith, Nouf Abutheraa, Margaret C. Watson (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - June 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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