Table of Contents


        M Cortazal, BM Soule, WR Jarvis

        Major Articles

        Reading habits of infection control coordinators in the United States: Peer-reviewed or non–peer-reviewed evidence?616
        RN Olmsted, CP Kowalski, SL Krein, and S Saint
        The influence of nurse cohorting on hand hygiene effectiveness621
        CB Beggs, CJ Noakes, SJ Shepherd, KG Kerr, P Andrew Sleigh, and K Banfield
        Skin reactions related to hand hygiene and selection of hand hygiene products627
        E Larson, R Girard, C Lucia Pessoa-Silva, J Boyce, L Donaldson, and D Pittet
        Prospective cohort study of central venous catheters among internal medicine ward patients636
        WE Trick, J Miranda, AT Evans, M Charles-Damte, BM Reilly, and P Clarke
        Clinical and molecular epidemiology of nursing home–associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia642
        AJ Lesse and JM Mylotte
        Increase in tuberculin skin test converters among health care workers after a change from Tubersol to Aplisol651
        KA Gillenwater, SC Sapp, K Pearce, and GK Siberry
        Risk of infection and tracking of work-related infectious diseases in the funeral industry655
        S Salter Davidson and WH Benjamin Jr
        A pilot study to measure the compressive and tensile forces required to use retractable intramuscular safety syringes661
        D Haiduven, S Applegarth, H DiSalvo, S Mangipudy, J Konopack, and J Fisher

        Practice Forum

        An enhanced benchmark for prosthetic joint replacement infection rates669
        S Barnes, C Salemi, D Fithian, L Akiyama, D Barron, E Eck, and K Hoare

        Brief Reports

        The effect of random voice hand hygiene messages delivered by medical, nursing, and infection control staff on hand hygiene compliance in intensive care673
        M McGuckin, A Shubin, P McBride, S Lane, K Strauss, D Butler, and A Pitman
        Burden of tuberculosis in Serbia676
        Z Gledovic, H Vlajinac, T Pekmezovic, S Grujicic-Sipetic, A Grgurevic, and D Pesut

        Letter to the Editor

        Jack o'Lantern—scarier than you think!680
        Y Nagano, BC Millar, A Loughrey, CE Goldsmith, PJ Rooney, JE Moore, and JS Elborn

        Reader Services

        Author Index682
        Subject Index688
        Information for and December 2006, pages 9A-11A
        Information for readers14A
        Change of address660
        Full-text online access to the American Journal of Infection Control is now available for all print subscribers. See page 626 for details.
        American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) is the official scientific publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc (APIC), a multidisciplinary international organization of health care professionals. The mission of AJIC is to improve health care by reducing risks of infection and related adverse outcomes by critical review, selection, and dissemination of new and relevant information in the fields of infection prevention and control and health care epidemiology in all health care settings and the community.