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Effect of a real-time automatic nosocomial infection surveillance system on hospital-acquired infection prevention and control.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC infectious diseases [BMC Infect Dis] 2022 Nov 16; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 857. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 16.

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Abstract: Background: The systematic collection of valid data related to hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) is considered effective for nosocomial infection prevention and control programs. New strategies to reduce HAIs have recently fueled the adoption of real...

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Comprehensive meta-analysis of antibiotic-impregnated bone cement versus plain bone cement in primary total knee arthroplasty for preventing periprosthetic joint infection.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Chinese journal of traumatology = Zhonghua chuang shang za zhi [Chin J Traumatol] 2022 Nov; Vol. 25 (6), pp. 325-330. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 09.

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Abstract: Purpose: Antibiotic-loaded bone cement (ALBC) was usually used to prevent periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) in primary total knee arthroplasty (PTKA), but whether to use ALBC or plain bone cement in PTKA remains unclear. We aimed to compare the occu...

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Prophylactic postoperative antibiotics after emergent cesarean delivery and risk of postpartum infection or wound complication.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians [J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med] 2022 Dec; Vol. 35 (25), pp. 6830-6835. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 May 19.

Abstract: Background: Emergent cesarean delivery (CD) carries a high risk for postpartum infection. In cases with a "splash" povidone-iodine (PI) skin preparation, prophylactic postoperative antibiotics (PP-Abx) are sometimes utilized, but the benefit is unclear...

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Surgical site infections by atypical mycobacteria: prevalence and species characterization using MALDI-TOF and molecular LCD chip array.

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Source(s): Infection [Infection] 2022 Dec; Vol. 50 (6), pp. 1557-1563. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 18.

Abstract: Background: Surgical site infection (SSI) is a post-operative complication of high concern with adverse impact on patient prognosis and public health systems. Recently, SSI pathogens have experienced a change in microbial profile with increasing report...

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Emergent themes from a quality improvement programme for CLABSI/CAUTI prevention in ICUs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMJ open quality [BMJ Open Qual] 2022 Nov; Vol. 11 (4).

Abstract: Objectives: Healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention has been difficult for healthcare providers to maintain during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study summarises themes for maintaining infection prevention activities learnt from the implementati...

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Compliance with international prevention guidelines for central-line-associated bloodstream infections in neonatal intensive care units in Belgium: a national survey.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Journal of hospital infection [J Hosp Infect] 2022 Nov; Vol. 129, pp. 49-57. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 06.

Abstract: Background: Central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are a preventable cause of morbidity among patients in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs).Aims: To assess compliance with international guidelines for prevention of CLABSIs in Belg...

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The Antagonism between the Murine Gammaherpesvirus Protein Kinase and Global Interferon Regulatory Factor 1 Expression Shapes the Establishment of Chronic Infection.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of virology [J Virol] 2022 Oct 26; Vol. 96 (20), pp. e0126022. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 28.

Abstract: Gammaherpesviruses infect most vertebrate species and are associated with B cell lymphomas. Manipulation of B cell differentiation is critical for natural infection and lymphomagenesis driven by gammaherpesviruses. Specifically, human Epstein-Barr viru...

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Rationale and guidance for strengthening infection prevention and control measures and antimicrobial stewardship programs in Bangladesh: a study protocol.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC health services research [BMC Health Serv Res] 2022 Oct 07; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 1239. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 07.

Abstract: Background: Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) are major global health challenges. Drug-resistant infectious diseases continue to rise in developing countries, driven by shortfalls in infection control measures, anti...

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Infection control measures to stop the spread of sequence type 15 OXA-23-producing Acinetobacter baumannii in a Swedish Burn Center.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries [Burns] 2022 Dec; Vol. 48 (8), pp. 1940-1949. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jan 29.

Abstract: Objective: To describe the course of the outbreak and infection control measures to stop the spread of sequence type 15 OXA-23-producing Acinetobacter baumannii in the Burn Center of Uppsala University Hospital, between November 2014 and the end of Apr...

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The antibacterial and antibiofilm activity of Granudacyn in vitro in a 3D collagen wound infection model.

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Source(s): Journal of wound care [J Wound Care] 2022 Nov 02; Vol. 31 (11), pp. 908-922.

Abstract: Objective: It is widely agreed that infection and the formation of biofilms play a major role in increasing inflammation and delaying wound healing. The aim of this study was to evaluate, in vitro, the antimicrobial activity of the wound irrigation sol...

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