Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

(ISSN: 0899-823X, 1559-6834)

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From Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

2019 - 40 (7)

  • Impact of an automated hand hygiene monitoring system and additional promotional activities on hand hygiene performance rates and healthcare-associated infections. 
  • High rate of linezolid intermediate susceptibility and resistance among enteric vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) recovered from hospitalized patients actively screened for VRE colonization. 
  • Decrease in vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus colonization associated with a reduction in carbapenem use as empiric therapy for febrile neutropenia in patients with acute leukemia. 
  • Predictive utility of swab screening for extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing organisms in selection of empiric antibiotics for Gram-negative sterile-site infections: A retrospective cohort study. 

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Mission Statement: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology publishes scientifically authoritative, clinically applicable, peer-reviewed research on control and evaluation of the transmission of pathogens in healthcare institutions and on the use of epidemiological principles and methods to evaluate and improve the delivery of care.