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ICU bloodstream infections have reduced by 80%, research shows

ICU bloodstream infections have reduced by 80%, research shows

Perfectus Biomed to exhibit at IPS conference in Liverpool

Perfectus Biomed to exhibit at IPS conference in Liverpool

FDA recommends health care facilities to transition away from fixed endcap duodenoscope models

FDA recommends health care facilities to transition away from fixed endcap duodenoscope models

Move to single-patient rooms reduced rates of hospital-acquired infections

Move to single-patient rooms reduced rates of hospital-acquired infections

FDA approves effective new treatment for extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis

FDA approves effective new treatment for extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis

A newly-emerging species of C. difficile highly adapted to spread in hospitals

A newly-emerging species of C. difficile highly adapted to spread in hospitals

Extremely drug resistant bacteria spreading through hospitals

Extremely drug resistant bacteria spreading through hospitals

Complications after cardiac device implantation vary widely among hospitals

Complications after cardiac device implantation vary widely among hospitals

International report identifies the main actions necessary to reduce epilepsy treatment gap

International report identifies the main actions necessary to reduce epilepsy treatment gap

Antibiotic-resistant strains of K. pneumoniae spread through hospitals in Europe

Antibiotic-resistant strains of K. pneumoniae spread through hospitals in Europe

Many healthy women carry drug-resistant E. coli strains in their guts

Many healthy women carry drug-resistant E. coli strains in their guts

E. coli superbug can live in women’s gut without symptoms

E. coli superbug can live in women’s gut without symptoms

Multiple breaches of injection safety practices identified in New Jersey septic arthritis outbreak

Multiple breaches of injection safety practices identified in New Jersey septic arthritis outbreak

Study: Surveillance for antibiotic-resistant bacteria continues to be core focus for healthcare facilities

Study: Surveillance for antibiotic-resistant bacteria continues to be core focus for healthcare facilities

Australian seagulls carry superbugs

Australian seagulls carry superbugs

Interdisciplinary approach reduces the use of broad spectrum antibiotics

Interdisciplinary approach reduces the use of broad spectrum antibiotics

Study finds slime and biofilm hidden in hospital sinks, faucets

Study finds slime and biofilm hidden in hospital sinks, faucets

New female external catheter technology halves the number of CAUTIs

New female external catheter technology halves the number of CAUTIs

Broader monitoring of patients needed to reduce post-hospitalization UTIs

Broader monitoring of patients needed to reduce post-hospitalization UTIs

Making Bacterial Infections a Thing of the Past for Chronic Respiratory Conditions

Making Bacterial Infections a Thing of the Past for Chronic Respiratory Conditions