Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

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

Table of Contents

2019 - 40 (3)

  • The prevalence of antiseptic tolerance genes among staphylococci and enterococci in a pediatric population. 
  • Health and economic burden of antimicrobial-resistant infections in Australian hospitals: a population-based model. 
  • Healthcare-associated bloodstream infection trends under a provincial surveillance program. 
  • Acupuncture-associated infections: A matter of concern in China. 
  • Implementation strategies to reduce surgical site infections: A systematic review. 
  • Diagnostic stewardship of C. difficile testing: a quasi-experimental antimicrobial stewardship study. 
  • A screening strategy for latent tuberculosis in healthcare workers: Cost-effectiveness and budget impact of universal versus targeted screening. 
  • Effect of changing urine testing orderables and clinician order sets on inpatient urine culture testing: Analysis from a large academic medical center. 
  • Shedding of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by colonized patients during procedures and patient care activities. 
  • Burden of healthcare-associated infections at six tertiary-care hospitals in Saudi Arabia: A point prevalence survey. 
  • Automated data mining of the electronic health record for investigation of healthcare-associated outbreaks. 
  • Preventability of hospital onset bacteremia and fungemia: A pilot study of a potential healthcare-associated infection outcome measure. 
  • A comparison of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infections in Alberta using a provincial surveillance system. 
  • Is unidirectional airflow in operating theater still recommended to reduce surgical site infections? The French point of view through the recent international literature. 
  • Analyzing the impact of duration of ventilation, hospitalization, and ventilation episodes on the risk of pneumonia. 
  • Droplet aerosol dissemination of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii surrounding ventilated patients. 
  • The burden of colonization and infection by carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in the neuro-rehabilitation setting: a prospective six-year experience. 
  • Healthcare provider diagnostic testing practices for identification of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile in children: an Emerging Infections Network survey. 
  • Viral oncolytic immunotherapy in the war on cancer: Infection control considerations. 
  • Sustained improvement in staff influenza vaccination rates over six years without a mandatory policy. 
  • Improving the availability, accessibility, and use of eye protection in patient care settings. 
  • Why do susceptible bacteria become resistant to infection control measures? A Pseudomonas biofilm example. 
  • Susceptibility of Candida auris and Candida albicans to 21 germicides used in healthcare facilities. 
  • Changes in outpatient antibiotic utilization, 2000-2016: More people are receiving fewer antibiotics. 
  • Prevention of hospital-acquired respiratory viral infections: Assessment of a multimodal intervention program. 
  • Methods of estimating vancomycin use in an inpatient setting: days of therapy versus therapeutic drug monitoring-based exposure days. 

Journal Information

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.


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