Scientific Articles and Abstracts

Healthcare Personnel Attire and Devices as Fomites: A Systematic Review.

Are ball pits located in physical therapy clinical settings a source of pathogenic microorganisms?

Rate of contamination of hospital privacy curtains in a burns/plastic ward: A longitudinal study

Mucormycosis outbreak associated with hospital linens.

Efficacy of Treatment of Reusable Grocery Bags with Antimicrobial Silver to Reduce Enteric Bacteria

Staphylococcus aureus inactivates daptomycin by releasing membrane phospholipids

Surgeons Set Guidelines for Proper Attire Both In and Out of OR

Statement on Operating Room Attire

Are gym surfaces reservoirs for Staphylococcus aureus? A point prevalence survey

Efficacy and functionality of silver-coated textiles in patients with
atopic eczema

Dermatology in the military field: What physicians should know?

Degowning the controversies of contact precautions for
methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A review

Taking Swipes at Chlorhexidine Wipes

Patient Preference in Dermatologist Attire in the Medical, Surgical, and Wound Care Settings

Effective assembly of fimbriae in Escherichia coli depends on the translocation assembly module nanomachine

Inactivation of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
(MRSA) and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium
(VRE) on Various Environmental Surfaces by Mist
Application of a Stabilized Chlorine Dioxide and Quaternary
Ammonium Compound-Based Disinfectant

Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant
Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Carriage in a College
Student Athlete Population

Degowning the controversies of contact precautions for
methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A review

Challenges to improving combat casualty survival on the battlefield.

Certified Athletic Trainers' Knowledge of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Common

Hospital Outbreak of Pulmonary and Cutaneous Zygomycosis due to Contaminated Linen Items From Substandard Laundry

A Pharmacological and Toxicological Profile of Silver as an Antimicrobial Agent in Medical Devices

Delivery of healthcare to patients with infecti... [Voen Med Zh. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

An Outbreak of Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter
baumannii-calcoaceticus Complex Infection in the
US Military Health Care System Associated with
Military Operations in Iraq

Acinetobacter baumannii in casualties returning from Afghanistan

Advances in medical biological defense technology

Assessment of athletic health care facility surfaces for MRSA in the secondary
school setting

Antimicrobial Active Clothes Display No Adverse Effects on
the Ecological Balance of the Healthy Human SkinMicroflora

Severe atopic dermatitis is associated with a high burden of environmental
Staphylococcus aureus

Body site colonization in patients with community-associated
methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and other types of
S. aureus skin infections

C Dif high colonization 2014

Clostridium Difficile Infection: Management Strategies for a Difficult

Preventing Clostridium difficile Infection: Clarifying Common

Are gym surfaces reservoirs for Staphylococcus aureus? A point prevalence survey


Chlorhexidine gluconate reduces transmission of methicillin-resistant
Staphylococcus aureus USA300 among Marine recruits.

The Evolving Landscape of Healthcare-Associated Infections: Recent
Advances in Prevention and a Road Map for Research

Guidelines for the prevention of infections associated with combat-related
injuries: 2011 update: endorsed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America
and the Surgical Infection Society

Fully synthetic method can create thousands of antibiotic candidates

Pathogen uses promiscuous molecule to scavenge metals

Evolutionary Biologists are challenging old dogmas about the way antibiotics should be used

Evaluation of potential environmental contamination sources for the presence
of multidrug-resistant bacteria linked to wound infections in combat casualties.

Guidelines for the Prevention of Infections Associated With Combat-Related Injuries: 2011 Update

Gram-negative multidrug-resistant organism colonization in a US military
healthcare facility in Iraq.


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Pertinent On-Line Articles

Why Your Doctor’s White Coat Can Be a Threat to Your Health

The Lab Coat Is on the Hook in the Fight Against Germs

14 of the Most Germ-Ridden Spots in Your Own Bedroom

The Ugly Reality of Privacy Curtains

Your hospital bed is probably full of deadly germs

Germs, Bacteria, and Your Hospital Bed

Is your workplace a bacteria cafeteria?

SCIENTIST AT WORK: CHARLES GERBA; On Germ Patrol, at the Kitchen Sink

Aligning the IP's Laundry Message With the C-Suite Mindset

How Infection Preventionists Can Affect a Hospital's Bottom-Line With Effective Linen Strategy

Diligence in Infection Prevention is Key to Maintaining the Quality of Laundered Healthcare Textiles

Navigating the Intersection Where Healthcare Laundry and Infection Prevention Meet

Rethinking Sterile: The Hospital Microbiome

How your hospital can make you sick

History of the Medical Use of Silver

Food safety must accompany food and nutrition security

Hand washing focus in hospitals has led to rise in worker dermatitis

Clinicians Know, but Bend, Rules for Antibiotic Prescribing

CDC investigates deadly bacteria's link
to doctors' offices

The Rising Spread of Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Consumer Food Handling Practices
Lead to Cross-contamination

Towels top kitchen contamination hazards list

US Hospitals Improve Infection Control, More Work Ahead: CDC

USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus emerging as a cause of
bloodstream infections at military medical centers.

Laundering White Coats - We are asking the wrong question!

Your Pillowcase Might Be Causing
Your Breakouts

Ban on visitors sitting on patients’ beds "demeaning"

Falling Out of Love with Chlorhexidine:  Chlorhexidine and HAIs no go 2015

Taking Swipes at Chlorhexidine Wipes

Hijacking Bacterial Anchors to Fight Superbugs

Norovirus: How you can stay safe

Deadly Superbugs Can Masquerade as Ordinary Bacteria

History of the medical use of silver.


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