It's in our hands: a rapid, international initiative to translate a hand hygiene song during the COVID-19 pandemic
Publication date: Available online 6 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): N. Thampi, Y. Longtin, A. Peters, D. Pittet, K. Overy (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Inferring super-spreading from transmission clusters of COVID-19 in Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore
Publication date: Available online 22 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Kin On Kwok, Henry Ho Hin Chan, Ying Huang, David Shu Cheong Hui, Paul Anantharajah Tambyah, Wan In Wei, Patsy Yuen Kwan Chau, Samuel Yeung Shan Wong, Julian Wei Tze Tang (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Evaluation of a high-speed but low-throughput RT-qPCR system for SARS-CoV-2 detection
Publication date: Available online 22 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Jun Sakai, Norihito Tarumoto, Yuta Orihara, Rieko Kawamura, Masahiro Kodana, Nanako Matsuzaki, Ryo Matsumura, Kana Okane, Toru Kawamura, Shinichi Takeuchi, Kazuo Imai, Takashi Murakami, Shigefumi Maesaki, Maeda Takuya (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Symptom-based screening for COVID-19 in health care workers: The importance of fever
Publication date: Available online 22 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Jean Cyr Yombi, Julien De Greef, Anne-Sophie Marsin, Anne Simon, Hector Rodriguez-Villalobos, Andrea Penaloza, Leila Belkhir (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Adaptation of the ‘Assembly Line’ and ‘Brick System’ techniques for hospital resource management of personal protective equipment, as preparedness for mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in a large public hospital in India
Publication date: Available online 22 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Parmeshwar Kumar, Makhdoom Killedar, Gagandeep Singh (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

When is an outbreak an outbreak? Using literature and discharge data to define Clostridioides difficile incidence changes referred to as outbreaks
Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 2Author(s): C.C. Cohen, G. Azhar, L. Muggy (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Prevention and protection measures of healthcare workers exposed in health settings to severe acute respiratory infections from sars-cov-2 in a university hospital in bari, apulia region, southern italy
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Vimercati Luigi, Dell’Erba Alessandro, Migliore Giovanni, De Maria Luigi, Caputi Antonio, Quarato Marco, Stefanizzi Pasquale, Cavone Domenica, Ferorelli Davide, Sponselli Stefania, Mansi Francesca, Tafuri Silvio (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

COVID-19 Pandemic – Let’s not forget surfaces
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Stacey Rawlinson (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

In hospital verification of non CE-marked respiratory protective devices to ensure safety of healthcare staff during the COVID-19 outbreak
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Ralph A.C. van Wezel, Anne C.T. Vrancken, Marieke Ernest, Johan Laurensse, Josephus P.C.M. van Doornmalen Gomez Hoyos (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Letter to the Editor
Publication date: Available online 21 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Barry Cookson (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Faecal shedding of SARS-CoV-2: considerations for hospital settings
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): J. Patel (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Effects of hand disinfection with alcohol hand rub, ozonized water, or soap and water: time for reconsideration?
Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 2Author(s): H.J. Breidablik, D.E. Lysebo, L. Johannessen, Å. Skare, J.R. Andersen, O. Kleiven (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Diversity of physicians' attitudes toward the management of infectious diseases in terminally ill patients with cancer
Publication date: Available online 29 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): S. Morioka, M. Mori, T. Suzuki, M. Yokomichi, J. Hamano, T. Morita (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Infection control challenge in setting up a temporary test centre at Hong Kong International Airport for rapid diagnosis of COVID-19 due to SARS-CoV-2
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): S-C. Wong, M. Leung, L.L-Y. Lee, K-L. Chung, V.C-C. Cheng (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

A hospital outbreak of linezolid-resistant and vancomycin-resistant ST80 Enterococcus faecium harbouring an optrA-encoding conjugative plasmid investigated by whole-genome sequencing
Publication date: Available online 19 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): S.A. Egan, S. Corcoran, H. McDermott, M. Fitzpatrick, A. Hoyne, O. McCormack, A. Cullen, G.I. Brennan, B. O’Connell, D.C. Coleman (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Surveillance of Salmonella spp. in the environment of public hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 2Author(s): B. Kennedy, C.O. Shobo, O.T. Zishiri, L.A. Bester (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Multidrug resistant infections in the COVID-19 era, a framework for considering the potential impact
Publication date: Available online 17 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Daniele Donà, Costanza Di Chiara, Mike Sharland (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The economic benefits of surgical site infection prevention in adults: A systematic review
Publication date: Available online 15 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Agi McFarland, Jacqui Reilly, Sarkis Manoukian, Helen Mason (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 on high-touch surfaces in a clinical microbiology laboratory
Publication date: Available online 15 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): I. Bloise, B. Gómez-Arroyo, J. García-Rodríguez, María Dolores Montero-Vega, María Pilar Romero, Silvia García-Bujalance, Emilio Cendejas Bueno, Carlos Toro-Rueda, Guillermo Ruiz-Carrascoso, Fernando Lázaro Perona, Iker Falces-Romero, Almudena Gutierrez-Arroyo, Patricia Girón de Velasco-Sada, Mario Ruiz-Bastián, Marina Alguacil-Guillén, Patricia González-Donapetry, Gladys Virginia Guedez-López, Paloma García-Clemente, María Gracia Lir...
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Is it possible to achieve 100 percent hand hygiene compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Publication date: Available online 15 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): S.-C. Wong, C.H.-Y. AuYeung, G.K.-M. Lam, E.Y.-L. Leung, V.W.-M. Chan, K.-Y. Yuen, V.C.-C. Cheng (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Surveillance of Bloodstream Infections in Intensive Care Units in England, May 2016-April 2017: Epidemiology and Ecology
Publication date: Available online 16 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Sarah M. Gerver, Miroslava Mihalkova, Julian F. Bion, A. Peter R. Wilson, Dimple Chudasama, Alan P. Johnson, Russell Hope, Infection in Critical Care Quality Improvement Oversight Group (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Prevalence and risk factors of inappropriate use of intravenous and urinary catheters in surgical and medical patients
Publication date: Available online 16 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): B.J. Laan, M.C. Vos, J.M. Maaskant, M.I. van Berge Henegouwen, S.E. Geerlings (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Disinfection and cleaning of heater–cooler units: suspension- and biofilm-killing
Publication date: Available online 16 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): J.O. Falkinham (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The covid-19 hotel for healthcare workers: an italian best practice
Publication date: Available online 16 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Vimercati L, Tafuri S, Chironna M, Loconsole D, Fucilli FIM, Migliore G, Gesualdo L (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding COVID-19 among healthcare workers in Henan, China
Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 2Author(s): M. Zhang, M. Zhou, F. Tang, Y. Wang, H. Nie, L. Zhang, G. You (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Outbreak of Arcanobacterium haemolyticum in chronic wounds in the Netherlands
Publication date: Available online 14 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): M.J. Bruins, S.V. de Vries-van Rossum, R. Huiskes-Roerink, J.A. Wallinga, M. Waindrich, K. Creemers, J. Oskam, G.J.H.M. Ruijs, S.B. Debast, G.H.J. Wagenvoort (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

RE: Usefulness of the Bristol Stool Form Chart scoring system for the laboratory processing of faecal samples in suspected Clostridioides difficile cases.
Publication date: Available online 14 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Jim Gauthier (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Putting a balance on the aerosolization debate around SARS-CoV-2
Publication date: Available online 13 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Stephanie J. Dancer, Julian W. Tang, Linsey C. Marr, Shelly Miller, Lidia Morawska, Jose L. Jimenez (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

COVID-19: how prepared are front-line healthcare workers in England?
Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 2Author(s): K. Prescott, E. Baxter, C. Lynch, S. Jassal, A. Bashir, J. Gray (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

COVID-19: before stopping specific infection prevention and control measures, be sure to exclude the diagnosis
Publication date: Available online 25 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): E. Farfour, M-C. Ballester, M. Lecuru, A. Verrat, E. Imhaus, F. Mellot, F. Karnycheff, M. Vasse, C. Cerf, P. Lesprit (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Antimicrobial coating innovations to prevent infectious disease: a consensus view from the AMiCl COST Action
Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 2Author(s): C.P. Dunne, P.D. Askew, T. Papadopoulos, I.C. Gouveia, M. Ahonen, M. Modic, N.F. Azevedo, S. Schulte, P. Cosemans, A. Kahru, K. Murzyn, C.W. Keevil, M. Riool, M.M. Keinänen-Toivola, AMiCI Consortium (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Minimizing intra-hospital transmission of COVID-19: the role of social distancing
Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 2Author(s): L.E. Wee, E.P. Conceicao, X.Y.J. Sim, M.K. Aung, K.Y. Tan, H.M. Wong, L. Wijaya, B.H. Tan, M.L. Ling, I. Venkatachalam (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitude, practice and perceived barriers among healthcare professionals regarding COVID-19: A Cross-sectional survey from Pakistan
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Muhmmad Saqlain, Muhammad Muddasir Munir, Saif ur Rehman, Aqsa Gulzar, Sahar Naz, Zaheer Ahmed, Azhar Hussain Tahir, Muhammad Mashhood (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Infection control challenge in setting up a temporary test centre at the international airport for rapid diagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to SARS-CoV-2
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Shuk-Ching Wong, Ming Leung, Larry Lap-Yip Lee, Kin-Lai Chung, Vincent Chi-Chung Cheng (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Clostridioides difficile infection after pneumonia in older patients: Which antibiotic is at lower risk?
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Pauline Bonnassot, Jeremy Barben, Jennifer Tetu, Julien Bador, Philippe Bonniaud, Patrick Manckoundia, Alain Putot (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

JACIE recommendations for microbiological environmental surveillance in haematopoietic cell transplant units
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Philippe Saliou, Jérémy Picard, Geneviève Héry-Arnaud, Christopher Payan, Gaëlle Guillerm, Raoul Baron (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Purchase data; a proxy for safety status
Publication date: Available online 7 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Andy Wong, Huong Nguyen, Robert Eley, Michael Sinnott (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Successful Prevention of Nosocomial Legionellosis by Best Water Management adopting an integrated system of pre-filters, filters, pipe protecting products, remote control and chlorine dioxide-based disinfection system
Publication date: Available online 8 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): A. Muzzi, S. Cutti, E. Bonadeo, L. Lodola, V. Monzillo, M. Corbella, L. Scudeller, V. Novelli, C. Marena (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)
Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 2Author(s): J.A. Al-Tawfiq, A.J. Rodriguez-Morales (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 1Author(s): (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Journal of Hospital Infection moves to Article-Based Publishing
Publication date: May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 1Author(s): C. Fears, N. Mahida, B. Oppenheim, C. Lynch, J. Gray (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Nosocomial infections caused by Crimean–Congo haemorrhagic fever virus
Publication date: May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 1Author(s): K. Tsergouli, T. Karampatakis, A-B. Haidich, S. Metallidis, A. Papa (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

A protracted iGAS outbreak in a long-term care facility 2014–2015: control measures and the use of whole-genome sequencing
Publication date: May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 1Author(s): S. Degala, R. Puleston, R. Bates, R. Borges-Stewart, J. Coelho, G. Kapatai, V. Chalker, J. Mair-Jenkins (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Risk factors for cerebrospinal fluid shunt infections during an outbreak: a case–control study
Publication date: May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 1Author(s): A.K. McAlpine, L.J. Sauve, J.C. Collet, D.M. Goldfarb, E. Guest, P.J. McDonald, A. Zheng, J.A. Srigley (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Testing of the WHO Infection Prevention and Control Assessment Framework at acute healthcare facility level
Publication date: May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 1Author(s): S. Tomczyk, S. Aghdassi, J. Storr, S. Hansen, A.J. Stewardson, P. Bischoff, P. Gastmeier, B. Allegranzi (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Costs associated with measles in healthcare personnel during the 2017–2018 epidemic in Greece: a real-world data cost-of-illness analysis
Publication date: May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 1Author(s): H.C. Maltezou, X. Dedoukou, E. Pavi, M. Theodoridou, K. Athanasakis (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

It’s in our hands: a rapid, international initiative to translate a hand hygiene song during the COVID-19 pandemic
Publication date: Available online 6 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): N. Thampi, Y. Longtin, A. Peters, D. Pittet, K. Overy (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes: are we taking care of healthcare workers in the Italian Covid-19 outbreak?
Publication date: Available online 7 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Marco Schiavone, Giovanni B. Forleo, Gianfranco Mitacchione, Alessio Gasperetti, Maurizio Viecca, Claudio Tondo (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

SARS-CoV-2: air/aerosols and surfaces in laboratory and clinical settings
Publication date: Available online 7 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Daniel Xin Zhang (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Can adenosine triphosphate be a proxy measure in evaluation of hand disinfection effect?
Publication date: Available online 5 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): H.J. Breidablik, L. Johannesen, O.T. Kleiven, D.E. Lysebo, Å. Skare, J.R. Andersen (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research