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

Operating room ventilation and the risk of revision due to infection after total hip arthroplasty: assessment of validated data in the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register
Publication date: Available online 11 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): H. Langvatn, J.C. Schrama, G. Cao, G. Hallan, O. Furnes, E. Lingaas, G. Walenkamp, L.B. Engesæter, H. Dale (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Impact of colonization pressure on acquisition of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacterales and meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in two intensive care units: a 19-year retrospective surveillance
Publication date: May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital Infection, Volume 105, Issue 1Author(s): S. Jolivet, I. Lolom, S. Bailly, L. Bouadma, B. Lortat-Jacob, P. Montravers, L. Armand-Lefevre, J-F. Timsit, J-C. Lucet (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding COVID-19 among health care workers in Henan, China
Publication date: Available online 9 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Minghe Zhou, Fang Tang, Yunjian Wang, Hanxiao Nie, Luyang Zhang, Guohua You, Min Zhang (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Preventing the Transmission of COVID-19 Amongst Healthcare Workers
Publication date: Available online 9 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): L.I. Feng Tan (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Anti-Microbial Coating Innovations to prevent infectious disease: a consensus view from the AMiCl COST Action.
Publication date: Available online 9 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Colum P. Dunne, Peter D. Askew, Theofilos Papadopoulos, Isabel C. Gouveia, Merja Ahonen, Martina Modic, Nuno F. Azevedo, Simone Schulte, Patrick Cosemans, Anne Kahru, Kazimierz Murzyn, C. William Keevil, Martijn Riool, Minna M. Keinänen-Toivola, AMiCI Consortium (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Body Temperature Measurement to Prevent Pandemic COVID-19 in Hospitals in Taiwan: Repeated Measurement is Necessary
Publication date: Available online 9 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Shih-Huai Hsiao, Tun-Chieh Chen, Hui-Chin Chien, Chih-Jen Yang, Yen-Hsu Chen (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Sterilization of disposable face masks by means of standardized dry and steam sterilization processes; an alternative in the fight against mask shortages due to COVID-19
Publication date: Available online 8 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): B. van Straten, P. de Man, J. van den Dobbelsteen, H. Koeleman, A. van der Eijk, T. Horeman (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Disinfection of N95 respirators by ionized hydrogen peroxide in 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 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Super-spreading events and contribution to transmission of MERS, SARS, and COVID-19
Publication date: Available online 8 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): J.A. Al-Tawfiq, A.J. Rodriguez-Morales (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Risk of nosocomial transmission of coronavirus disease 2019: an experience in a general ward setting in Hong Kong
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): S.C.-Y. Wong, R.T.-S. Kwong, T.C. Wu, J.W.M. Chan, M.Y. Chu, S.Y. Lee, H.Y. Wong, D.C. Lung (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

COVID-19 contagion and contamination through hands of trauma patients: what risks and what precautions?
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Rocco De Vitis, Marco Passiatore, Andrea Perna, Luca Proietti, Giuseppe Taccardo (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Ark of Life and Hope:Role of Cabin Hospital in Facing COVID-19
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Lei Shu, Ningfei Ji, Xiaolin Chen, Ganzhu Feng (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Dissemination of antibiotic resistance and other healthcare waterborne pathogens. The price of poor design, construction, usage and maintenance of modern water/sanitation services
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): M.J. Weinbren (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Actively surveillance and appropriate patients placements’ contact isolation dramatically decreased Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae infection and colonization in pediatric patients in China
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Lijun Yin, Leiyan He, Jin Miao, Weiqing Yang, Xiaohua Wang, Jian Ma, Nana Wu, Yun Cao, Laishuan Wang, Guoping Lu, Liling Li, Chunmei Lu, Jing Hu, Lei Zhang, Bing Zhao, Xiaowen Zhai, Chuanqing Wang (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

222-nm UVC inactivates a wide spectrum of microbial pathogens
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Kouji Narita, Krisana Asano, Keisuke Naito, Hiroyuki Ohashi, Masahiro Sasaki, Yukihiro Morimoto, Tatsushi Igarashi, Akio Nakane (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Antimicrobial resistance in southern China: results of prospective surveillance in Dongguan city, 2017
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): J. Wang, M. Zhou, G. Huang, Z. Guo, J. Sauser, A. Metsini, D. Pittet, W. Zingg (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Beyond the assistance: additional exposure situations to COVID-19 for healthcare workers
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): M. Belingheri, M.E. Paladino, M.A. Riva (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The Role of Education in Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Review
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Jessica Satterfield, Andrew R. Miesner, Kelly M. Percival (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Letter to the Editor
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Ron Eccles (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Active Surveillance for Suspected COVID-19 Cases in Inpatients with Information Technology
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Chun-Yu Lin, Chih-Hung Cheng, Po-Liang Lu, Deng-Chiung Shih, Ching-Tzu Hung, Hsin-Hui Lo, Ming-Ju Tsai, Jen-Yu Hung (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Inactivation of coronaviruses by heat
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Günter Kampf, Andreas Voss, Simone Scheithauer (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - April 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Practical experiences and suggestions for the ‘eagle-eyed observer’: a novel promising role for controlling nosocomial infection in the COVID-19 outbreak
Publication date: Available online 3 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): J. Peng, N. Ren, M. Wang, G. Zhang (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Effects of hand disinfection with alcohol hand rub, ozonized water or soap water – time for reconsideration?
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): H.J. Breidablik, D.E. Lysebo, L. Johannesse, Å. Skare, O. Kleiven, J.R. Andersen (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Laboratory Brucella exposure in UK hospitals is definitely a Swiss cheese model!
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): M.E. Elsayed, O.M. Williams (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Reasons for healthcare workers becoming infected with novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): J. Wang, M. Zhou, F. Liu (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Integrated infection control strategy to minimize nosocomial infection of coronavirus disease 2019 among ENT healthcare workers
Publication date: Available online 27 February 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): D. Lu, H. Wang, R. Yu, H. Yang, Y. Zhao (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

When Is An Outbreak An Outbreak? Using Literature And Discharge Data To Define C. difficile Incidence Changes Referred To As Outbreaks
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Catherine C. Cohen, Gulrez Azhar, Luke Muggy (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Strategies for qualified triage stations and fever clinics during the outbreak of COVID-2019 in the county hospitals of Western Chongqing
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): X. Wu, H. Zhou, X. Wu, W. Huang, B. Jia (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Rapid response to COVID-19 outbreak in Northern Italy: how to convert a classic infectious disease ward into a COVID-19 response centre
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): E. Asperges, S. Novati, A. Muzzi, S. Biscarini, M. Sciarra, M. Lupi, M. Sambo, I. Gallazzi, M. Peverini, P. Lago, F. Mojoli, S. Perlini, R. Bruno, R. Bruno, M.U. Mondelli, E. Brunetti, A. Di Matteo, E. Seminari, L. Maiocchi, V. Zuccaro (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Postoperative Pneumonia after Craniotomy: Incidence, Risk Factor, Prediction with Nomogram
Publication date: Available online 19 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Daming Zhang, Haoran Zhuo, Guang Yang, Huang Huang, Chunmei Li, Xiaoxiong Wang, Shiguang Zhao, Jennifer Moliterno, Yawei Zhang (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Hand hygiene and the novel coronavirus pandemic: The role of healthcare workers
Publication date: Available online 19 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): N. Lotfinejad, A. Peters, D. Pittet (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Lack of SARS-CoV-2 RNA environmental contamination in a tertiary referral hospital for infectious diseases in Northern Italy.
Publication date: Available online 19 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Marta Colaneri, Elena Seminari, Antonio Piralla, Valentina Zuccaro, Alessandro Di Filippo, Fausto Baldanti, Raffaele Bruno, Mario U. Mondelli, Raffaele Bruno, Mario U. Mondelli, Enrico Brunetti, Angela Di Matteo, Elena Seminari, Laura Maiocchi, Valentina Zuccaro, Layla Pagnucco, Bianca Mariani, Serena Ludovisi, Raffaella Lissandrin, Aldo Parisi (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Revising Nightingale’s legacy
Publication date: Available online 19 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Stephanie J. Dancer (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Hospitalization costs for patients colonized with carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales during an Australian outbreak
Publication date: Available online 13 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Astrid J. Rodriguez-Acevedo, Xing J. Lee, Thomas M. Elliot, Louisa G. Gordon (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Experience of different upper respiratory tract sampling strategies for detection of COVID-19
Publication date: Available online 12 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Guangming Ye, Yirong Li, Mengxin Lu, Song Chen, Yongwen Luo, Shichan Wang, Yejingpeng Wang, Xinghuan Wang (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Realigning the conventional routes of transmission: an improved model for occupational exposure assessment and infection prevention
Publication date: Available online 12 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Christopher K. Brown, Amber Hogan Mitchell (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Makeshift hospitals for COVID-19 patients: where health-care workers and patients need sufficient ventilation for more protection
Publication date: Available online 10 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Chen Chen, Bin Zhao (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Contribution of usage to endoscope working channel damage and bacterial contamination
Publication date: Available online 10 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Lissandra Chaves de Sousa Santos, Farhana Parvin, Aniko Huizer-Pajkos, Jessica Wang, David W. Inglis, Denise de Andrade, Honghua Hu, Karen Vickery (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Washing our hands of the problem
Publication date: Available online 10 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Chris Lynch, Nikunj Mahida, Beryl Oppenheim, Jim Gray (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The oral cavity revealed as a significant reservoir of Staphylococcus aureus in an acute hospital by extensive patient, healthcare worker and environmental sampling
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): A. Kearney, P. Kinnevey, A. Shore, M. Earls, T. Thomas Poovelikunnel, G. Brennan, H. Humphreys, D.C. Coleman (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Diversity of nontuberculous mycobacteria in Heater-Cooler Devices – results from prospective surveillance
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): M.B. Kaelin, S.P. Kuster, B. Hasse, B. Schulthess, F. Imkamp, M. Halbe, P. Sander, H. Sax, P.W. Schreiber (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Duration of quarantine in hospitalized patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection: a question needing an answer
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Andrea Lombardi, Giorgio Bozzi, Davide Mangioni, Antonio Muscatello, Anna Maria Peri, Lucia Taramasso, Riccardo Ungaro, Alessandra Bandera, Andrea Gori (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Results of a national system-wide quality improvement initiative for the implementation of evidence-based infection prevention practices in Brazilian hospitals
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Magda Machado de Miranda Costa, Heiko Thereza Santana, Pedro Saturno-Hernández, Zenewton André da Silva Gama (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Support of nursing homes in infection management varies by US State Departments of Health
Publication date: Available online 14 February 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): R. Dorritie, D.D. Quigley, M. Agarwal, A. Tark, A. Dick, P.W. Stone (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Exploring the reasons for healthcare workers infected with novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Jiancong Wang, Mouqing Zhou, Fangfei Liu (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 Infection based on CT scan vs. RT-PCR: Reflecting on Experience from MERS-CoV
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Jaffar A. Al-Tawfiq, Ziad A. Memish (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

The effect of copper-oxide-treated soft and hard surfaces on the incidence of healthcare-associated infections: a two-phase study
Publication date: Available online 14 February 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): P.E. Marik, S. Shankaran, L. King (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Understanding the emerging coronavirus: what it means for health security and infection prevention
Publication date: Available online 5 March 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Alexandra Peters, Pauline Vetter, Chloé Guitart, Nasim Lotfinejad, Didier Pittet (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - March 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research