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Jan 12, 2018

Jan 12, 2018
Health worker sterile gown

SHEA offers cautious guidance on easing contact precautions for drug-resistant infections

Few resources address when contact precautions can be stepped back, and hospital approaches vary.

Mar 27, 2015

Mar 27, 2015
White House

White House releases plan to curb antibiotic resistance

The Obama administration unveils a plan for addressing the threat in the next 5 years.

Jul 28, 2014

Jul 28, 2014

News Scan for Jul 28, 2014

Fist bump for hygiene
H5N8 in Korea
Oral drugs for hepatitis C
Saudi MERS update

Jun 12, 2014

Jun 12, 2014
Hospital meeting

Groups unveil steps against bloodstream, MRSA infections

The evidence-based guidance is part of a series on preventing hospital infections.

Jul 23, 2013

Jul 23, 2013

News Scan for Jul 23, 2013

Infection control in disasters
Strawberry E coli contamination

Sep 19, 2012

Sep 19, 2012

New tools aim to improve infection tracking in long-term care

(CIDRAP News) – A national medical organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released a pair of new tools designed to set a national standard for the tracking of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) in long-term care settings.

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