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): Shinichiro Morioka, Masanori Mori, Tomomi Suzuki, Marika Yokomichi, Jun Hamano, Tatsuya Morita (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Assessing the impact of hand washing soaps on the population dynamics of Carbapenemase-producing and non-CPE Enterobacterales
Publication date: Available online 29 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): M.A. Boyle, Kearney AD, Sawant B, Humphreys H (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

COVID-19-associated shortage of alcohol-based hand rubs, face masks, medical gloves and gowns – proposal for a risk-adapted approach to ensure patient and healthcare worker safety
Publication date: Available online 30 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Günter Kampf, Simone Scheithauer, Sebastian Lemmen, Philippe Saliou, Miranda Suchomel (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Putting some context to the aerosolization debate around SARS-CoV-2
Publication date: Available online 30 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Alexandra Peters, Pierre Parneix, Jon Otter, Didier Pittet (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Drain outlets in patient rooms as sources for invasive fusariosis: an analysis of patients with haematological disorders
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Y. Hino, Y. Muraosa, M. Oguchi, M. Yahiro, K. Yarita, A. Watanabe, E. Sakaida, K. Yokote, K. Kamei (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Observations on disinfectant performance
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): T. Glasbey, G. Whiteley (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Factors Associated with Preventive Behaviours of COVID-19 among Hospital Staff in Iran in 2020: An Application of the Protection Motivation Theory
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Majid Barati, Saeed Bashirian, Ensiyeh Jenabi, Salman Khazaei, Akram Karimi-Shahanjarini, Sepideh Zareian, Forouzan Rezapur-Shahkolai, Babak Moeini (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

What face mask for what use in the context of COVID-19 pandemic? The French guidelines
Publication date: Available online 26 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Didier Lepelletier, Bruno Grandbastien, Sara Romano-Bertrand, Serge Aho, Christian Chidiac, Jean-François Géhanno, Franck Chauvin, French Society for Hospital Hygiene and the High Council for Public Health (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Intranasal octenidine and universal chlorhexidine bathing can reduce meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) acquisition in an extended care facility in Singapore
Publication date: Available online 27 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Angela Chow, Joshua Wong, Wei Zhang, Bee-Fong Poh, Brenda Ang (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

COVID-19: before stopping specific infection 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 - April 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Pulmonary microbiome patterns correlate with the course of the disease in patients with sepsis-induced ARDS following major abdominal surgery
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Felix C.F. Schmitt, Anna Lipinski, Stefan Hofer, Florian Uhle, Christian Nusshag, Thilo Hackert, Alexander H. Dalpke, Markus A. Weigand, Thorsten Brenner, Sébastien Boutin (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

When weighing universal precautions, filtration efficiency is not universal
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): V. Chen, K. Long, E.V. Woodburn (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Surveillance of catheter-related bloodstream infections in haemato-oncology patients: comparison of two definitions
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): C.E.M. de Mooij, W.J.F.M. van der Velden, P.E. Verweij, A.F.J. de Haan, L.F.J. van Groningen, C. Meijer, J. Hopman, N.M.A. Blijlevens (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Pathogenesis of Staphylococcus epidermidis in prosthetic joint infections: Can identification of virulence genes differentiate between infecting and commensal strains?
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Alba Sánchez, Natividad Benito, Alba Rivera, Lucas García, Elisenda Miró, Isabel Mur, Yesica González, Cristina Gutiérrez, Juan Pablo Horcajada, Paula Espinal, Ferran Navarro (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

COVID-19: How prepared are front line healthcare workers in England?
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Katie Prescott, Elaine Baxter, Christopher Lynch, Simran Jassal, Amreen Bashir, Jim Gray (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Infection prevention partners up with psychology in a Danish Hospital successfully addressing staffs fear during the COVID-19 pandemic
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Bente Olesen, Helene Bjergegaard Gyrup, Martin Winther Troelstrup, Tina Marloth, Michael Mølmer (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

What is going on in your hospital? Use of a non-sterile shampoo cap in Neurosurgery
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Chris Lynch, Kishor Choudhari, Rob Townsend, Susan Whittaker, Christine Bates (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Disinfection of surfaces contaminated with Clostridioides difficile endospores using NaCl-derived electrochemically activated solutions
Publication date: Available online 22 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Alejandro Medaglia-Mata, Ricardo Starbird-Pérez, Ethel Sánchez-Chacón, César Rodríguez (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Respiratory mucus and persistence of virus on surfaces
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): R. Eccles (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Cohorting for preventing the nosocomial spread of Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacterales, in non-epidemic settings: is it mandatory?
Publication date: Available online 18 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Delphine Hilliquin, Alexandra Lomont, Jean-Ralph Zahar (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Put a lid on it: Are faecal bio-aerosols a route of transmission for SARS-CoV-2?
Publication date: Available online 18 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Carmen V. McDermott, Radica Z. Alicic, Niels Harden, Emily J. Cox, James M. Scanlan (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Disinfection of N95 respirators by ionized hydrogen peroxide during pandemic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to SARS-CoV-2
Publication date: Available online 8 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): V.C.C. Cheng, S-C. Wong, G.S.W. Kwan, W-T. Hui, K-Y. Yuen (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Rapid diagnosis of seasonal Influenza virus and cohorting of hospitalised patients on a ‘flu ward’. A prospective analysis of outcomes
Publication date: Available online 18 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Brendan O’Kelly, Aileen Conway, Cora McNally, Samuel McConkey, Adam Kelly, Eoghan de Barra (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Outbreak of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae associated with a contaminated water dispenser and sink drains in the cardiology units of a Korean hospital
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): J. Jung, H-S. Choi, J-Y. Lee, S.H. Ryu, S-K. Kim, M.J. Hong, S.H. Kwak, H.J. Kim, M-S. Lee, H. Sung, M-N. Kim, S-H. Kim (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

A patient sink tap facilitating carbapenemase-producing enterobacterales transmission
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): C. Turner, D. Mosby, D. Partridge, C. Mason, H. Parsons (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

A close shave? Performance of P2/N95 respirators in healthcare workers with facial hair: results of the BEARDS (BEnchmarking Adequate Respiratory DefenceS) study
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): I. Sandaradura, E. Goeman, G. Pontivivo, E. Fine, H. Gray, S. Kerr, D. Marriott, J. Harkness, D. Andresen (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Influence of national culture and context on healthcare workers' perceptions of infection prevention in Greek neonatal intensive care units
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): V. Triantafillou, I. Kopsidas, A. Kyriakousi, T.E. Zaoutis, J.E. Szymczak (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Core genome multi-locus sequence typing as an essential tool in a high-cost livestock-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 hospital outbreak
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): M.L. Slott Jensen, M. Nielsine Skov, H. Pries Kristiansen, A. Toft, H. Lundgaard, H. Gumpert, H. Westh, A. Holm, H.J. Kolmos, M. Kemp (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Twelve year analysis of aerobic-only blood cultures for routine detection of bacteraemia
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): S. Stoneham, W. Schilling, A. San Francisco, M. Llewelyn (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Journal of Hospital Infection to move to Article-Based Publishing
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

“Nurses and Midwives: clean care is in your hands”: the 5th May 2020 World Health Organization SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): A. Peters, N. Lotfinejad, C. Guitart, A. Simniceanu, M.C. Padoveze, T. Borzykowski, B. Allegranzi, D. Pittet (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Implementing a multi-faceted framework for proprietorship of hand hygiene compliance in a network of South African hospitals: leveraging the Ubuntu philosophy
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): A.J. Brink, A.P. Messina, C. Maslo, K. Swart, D. Chunnilall, D. van den Bergh, for the Netcare Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention Study Alliance (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Can educational speech intervention improve visitors' hand hygiene compliance?
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): S. El Marjiya Villarreal, S. Khan, M. Oduwole, E. Sutanto, K. Vleck, M. Katz, W.B. Greenough (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Hand hygiene compliance of patients' family members in India: importance of educating the unofficial ‘fourth category’ of healthcare personnel
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): M. Biswal, A. Angrup, S. Rajpoot, R. Kaur, K. Kaur, H. Kaur, H. Kaur, N. Dhaliwal, P. Arora, A.K. Gupta (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Handrubbing with sprayed alcohol-based hand rub: an alternative method for effective hand hygiene
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): J.B.X. Tan, M.E.A. de Kraker, D. Pires, H. Soule, D. Pittet (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Prevalence, genetic diversity of and factors associated with ESBL-producing Enterobacterales carriage in residents of French nursing homes
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 104, Issue 4Author(s): M. Broussier, H. Gbaguidi-Haoré, F. Rachidi-Berjamy, X. Bertrand, C. Slekovec (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Innovative technologies for hand hygiene monitoring are urgently needed in the fight against COVID-19
Publication date: Available online 15 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): K.-R. Cawthorne, R.P.D. Cooke (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Environmental virus surveillance in the isolation ward of COVID-19
Publication date: Available online 15 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Haizhou Wang, Pingzheng Mo, Guozhen Li, Pengfei Chen, Jing Liu, Hongling Wang, Fan Wang, Yongxi Zhang, Qiu Zhao (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

RESIST-5 O.O.K.N.V. and NG-Test Carba 5 assays for the rapid detection of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales from positive blood cultures: a comparative study
Publication date: Available online 16 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): G. Bianco, M. Boattini, S. van Asten, M. Iannaccone, E. Zanotto, T. Zaccaria, A.T. Bernards, R. Cavallo, C. Costa (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics of 80 hospitalized frontline medical workers infected with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China
Publication date: Available online 14 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Xiong Wang, Wei Liu, Jinzhu Zhao, Yanjun Lu, Xu Wang, Caizheng Yu, Shuhua Hu, Na Shen, Weiyong Liu, Ziyong Sun, Wengang Li (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Preparedness for COVID-19 infection prevention in Korea: Single-center experience
Publication date: Available online 14 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Youn Jeong Kim, Yeon Jeong Jeong, Si Hyun Kim, Yeo Ju Kim, Shin Young Lee, Tae Yeong Kim, Mi Sun Choi, Joong Hyun Ahn (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA & MRSA) to drying: Implications for nebuliser hygiene in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF)
Publication date: Available online 13 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): John E. Moore, B. Cherie Millar (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Is ozonised water or hand washing more effective for hand hygiene then using an alcohol-based hand rub?
Publication date: Available online 13 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Günter Kampf, Miranda Suchomel, Harald Below, Axel Kramer (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Minimising intra-hospital transmission of COVID-19: the role of social distancing
Publication date: Available online 12 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Liang En Wee, Edwin Philip Conceicao;, Xiang Ying Jean Sim, May Kyawt Aung, Kwee Yuen Tan;, Hei Man Wong, Limin Wijaya, Ban Hock Tan, Moi Lin Ling, Indumathi Venkatachalam (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The effectiveness of germicidal wipes and ultraviolet irradiation in reducing bacterial loads on electronic tablet devices used to obtain patient information in orthopaedic clinics Evaluation of tablet cleaning methods
Publication date: Available online 11 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Elizabeth M. Allen, Michael F. McTague, C.P. Bay, J.G. Esposito, A. von Keudell, M.J. Weaver (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

“Risk factors for ventilator-associated pneumonia following cardiac surgery: case-control study”
Publication date: Available online 10 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Nasreen Hassoun-kheir, Khetam Hussein, Zaher Abboud, Yaniv Raderman, Lana Abu-Hanna, Abed Darawshe, Gil Bolotin, Mical Paul (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Inactivation of the multi-drug resistant pathogen Candida auris using ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI)
Publication date: Available online 10 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Angela R. Lemons, Tia L. McClelland, Stephen B. Martin, William G. Lindsley, Brett J. Green (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Investigation of Hospital-Onset Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections at Eight High Burden Acute Care Facilities in the United States, 2016
Publication date: Available online 10 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): D. Cal Ham, Isaac See, Shannon Novosad, Matthew Crist, Garrett Mahon, Lucy Fike, Kevin Spicer, Pamela Talley, Andrea Flinchum, Marion Kainer, Alexander J. Kallen, Maroya Spalding Walters (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Introduction of a care bundle effectively and sustainably reduces patient reported surgical site infection in patients undergoing colorectal surgery
Publication date: Available online 11 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Harry F. Dean, Emile King, Dawn Gane, David Hocking, Jodie Rogers, Anne Pullyblank (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research