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 14, 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

Prospective evaluation of an easy and reliable work-flow for the screening of OXA-48-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in endemic settings
Publication date: Available online 1 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Carlos Rodríguez-Lucas, M. Rosario Rodicio, Yaiza Rosete, Javier Fernández (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 3, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Hand Touches on the Surfaces of a Healthcare Waiting Area
Publication date: Available online 1 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): Yandi Andri Yatmo, Paramita Atmodiwirjo, Mochammad Mirza Yusuf Harahap (Source: Journal of Hospital Infection)
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - May 1, 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): 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 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research