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High prevalence of multiresistant intestinal bacteria in Vietnamese hospitals

High prevalence of multiresistant intestinal bacteria in Vietnamese hospitals

Wearable sensors show how antibiotic-resistant bacteria spread through hospital wards

Wearable sensors show how antibiotic-resistant bacteria spread through hospital wards

Human contact responsible for spread of hospital infections

Human contact responsible for spread of hospital infections

Human contact plays major role in the spread of some hospital-acquired infections

Human contact plays major role in the spread of some hospital-acquired infections

UVA researchers shed light on why C. difficile infections are so dangerous

UVA researchers shed light on why C. difficile infections are so dangerous

New antibacterial coating for intravascular catheters could help prevent infections

New antibacterial coating for intravascular catheters could help prevent infections

Staphylococcus aureus: Study describes development of resistance to antibiotic for the first time

Staphylococcus aureus: Study describes development of resistance to antibiotic for the first time

Study shows AVATS procedure as safe, effective alternative for patients deemed 'inoperable'

Study shows AVATS procedure as safe, effective alternative for patients deemed 'inoperable'

Why are Antibiotics Overprescribed for Meningitis Treatment?

Why are Antibiotics Overprescribed for Meningitis Treatment?

Surgeons identify rates of C. difficile infection in patients undergoing common colon operations

Surgeons identify rates of C. difficile infection in patients undergoing common colon operations

Experts highlight urgent need to prevent infections in patients undergoing hemodialysis

Experts highlight urgent need to prevent infections in patients undergoing hemodialysis

Australian research looks at hospital acquired medical complications

Australian research looks at hospital acquired medical complications

New smartphone app successfully enables remote monitoring of surgical wounds

New smartphone app successfully enables remote monitoring of surgical wounds

Study finds link between dietary sugar and increasing bacterial epidemics

Study finds link between dietary sugar and increasing bacterial epidemics

Improving porter efficiency in hospitals using electric tugs

Improving porter efficiency in hospitals using electric tugs

Medical care in California's NICUs influenced by infants' racial and ethnic identities

Medical care in California's NICUs influenced by infants' racial and ethnic identities

Handshake-free zone: keep those hands — and germs — to yourself in the hospital

Handshake-free zone: keep those hands — and germs — to yourself in the hospital

Pill form of C-diff treatment could be effective, easier for patients and physicians, study shows

Pill form of C-diff treatment could be effective, easier for patients and physicians, study shows

Lower drug copays lead to reduction in hospitalizations among indigenous people in Australia

Lower drug copays lead to reduction in hospitalizations among indigenous people in Australia

Allergy-causing immune cells play life-saving role in deadly C. difficile infection

Allergy-causing immune cells play life-saving role in deadly C. difficile infection