Infection Prevention and Epidemiology
May 16, 2023
Here’s a look at some breakthrough advances cited by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) that are designed to help providers tackle some of the most complex diseases.
The New Approach to Mitigating Clostridiodes difficile (C. diff) Transmission While Saving Direct Cost to the Hospital
May 2, 2023
Every year, thousands of patients across the United States are impacted by the effects of hospital-onset Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) infections (HO-CDIs). In this webinar, we examine the limitations of current interventions to prevent transmission of C. diff. We also present the manner in…
Jun 14, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week released the procedure for laboratory personnel using its generic real-time PCR test to diagnose monkeypox virus.
Jun 10, 2022
The CDC reported over 1,300 monkeypox cases globally, including 45 in the U.S.
May 17, 2022
A new study indicates that social factors, when built into sepsis readmission models, can help predict which patients are at risk of an unplanned readmission within 30 days.
May 12, 2022
The agency is investigating 109 potential hepatitis cases of unknown cause in U.S. children since last October.
Apr 21, 2022
The agency is investigating hepatitis cases in children with adenovirus.
Apr 12, 2022
CDC today reported a 15% increase in syphilis among newborns in 2020, as well as a 7% increase in syphilis and 10% increase in gonorrhea in other Americans.
Apr 4, 2022
AHA and AHRQ are releasing a new toolkit for preventing CLABSI and CAUTI in intensive care units. It the customizable resource offers assessment tools and a reduction plan.
Mar 25, 2022
Reported tuberculosis diagnoses fell 20% in 2020 and 13% in 2021, compared with annual declines before the pandemic of just 1%-2%.