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Surveillance misses many SSIs after outpatient procedures

Surveillance misses many SSIs after outpatient procedures
September 17, 2019
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Current method of calculating SSIs underestimates rates of some procedures

September 13, 2019
The current CDC National Healthcare Safety Network method of calculating rates of surgical site infection, or SSI, underestimates the SSI rate in procedures like…

CDC launches infection control training program

September 12, 2019
National infection prevention experts, led by the CDC’s Health Research & Educational Trust, have developed a new curriculum focused on infection control. The…
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Canada sees 30% decline in hospital infections

September 9, 2019
The prevalence of health care-associated infections in Canadian hospitals declined 30% between 2009 and 2017, falling to 7.9%, researchers reported. Last year, Shelley
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Five Points for the Community Clinician: Diagnosing and Managing Invasive Mold Infections

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc.

Invasive mold infections are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality due to the increasing population of…
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Postoperative S. aureus infections decline nearly 50% over 7 years

August 26, 2019
The incidence rate of Staphylococcus aureus infection declined nearly 50% over 7 years among veterans undergoing major…
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VIDEO: Next-generation test improves pathogen identification in sepsis

October 7, 2017
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