Infections rose amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with a concerning increase in community-onset cases and newer mechanisms of resistance.
A systematic review finds that room disinfection with ultraviolet-C has little impact on healthcare-associated multidrug-resistant infections.
US medical experts recommend avoiding the use of indwelling catheters and promptly removing catheters that are no longer needed.
A cluster of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa cases at an Idaho hospital was linked to a shared sink.
Data collected from 88 Canadian hospitals from January 2017 through December 2021 show that rates of MRSA bloodstream infections rose 35%.
Experts call on governments and health officials to focus more on infection prevention in their efforts to fight antimicrobial resistance and other threats.
The rate of 3 healthcare-associated infections hit a 5-year high in US hospitals during COVID-19.
The initiative in Texas was associated with reduced staff burnout during COVID-19 without increased healthcare-associated infections.
The trial found perioperative use of piperacillin-tazobactam significantly reduced surgical-site infections.
The off-label use of the product occurred at two Turkish hospitals, and the outbreak has now sickened 87 people.