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September 5, 2022

Risk factors associated with mortality in hospitalized patients with laboratory confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection during the period of omicron (B.1.1.529) variant predominance

  • Ashley L. O'Leary,
  • Bethany A. Wattengel,
  • Michael T. Carter,
  • Alexandra F. Drye,
  • Kari A. Mergenhagen
Published online: September 05, 2022

High-touch surfaces disinfection compliance in a COVID-19 intensive care unit

  • Dayana Souza Fram,
  • Eduardo Alexandrino Medeiros,
  • Rennan Martins Ribeiro,
  • ...
  • Vanessa Marques Ferreira,
  • Thiago Miranda Lopes de Almeida,
  • Flavia Ribeiro Machado
Published online: September 05, 2022

Impact of a multipronged approach to reduce the incidence of Clostridioides difficile infections in hospitalized patients

  • Michael Katzman,
  • Austin C. Cohrs,
  • Patricia E. Hnatuck,
  • ...
  • Frendy D. Glasser,
  • Matthew F. Loser,
  • Cory M. Hale
Published online: September 05, 2022
Open Access

The utility of lighted magnification and borescopes for visual inspection of flexible endoscopes

  • Cori L. Ofstead,
  • Abigail G. Smart,
  • Krystina M. Hopkins,
  • Harry P. Wetzler
Published online: September 05, 2022
Open Access

The impact of healthcare-associated infections on mortality in ICU: A prospective study in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East

  • Victor Daniel Rosenthal,
  • Ruijie Yin,
  • Yawen Lu,
  • ...
  • Lili Tao,
  • Ziad A. Memish,
  • Zhilin Jin
Published online: September 05, 2022

August 28, 2022

Clinical characteristics and risk factors for multidrug-resistant bacterial isolation in patients with international travel history

  • Yuki Moriyama,
  • Asako Doi,
  • Noriko Shinkai,
  • ...
  • Kumi Horii,
  • Norio Ohmagari,
  • Kayoko Hayakawa
Published online: August 28, 2022

August 24, 2022

Healthcare workers’ presenteeism causing an outbreak of respiratory infections in a facility for patients with severe motor and intellectual disabilities

  • Naoki Takayama,
  • Haruyo Sakaki,
  • Masahiro Shirai,
  • ...
  • Kazuya Takagi,
  • Kaoru Fujita,
  • Eiko Endo
Published online: August 24, 2022

August 22, 2022

Is it safe and effective to administer COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy? A systematic review and meta-analysis

  • Ishaque Hameed,
  • Mohammad Omer Khan,
  • Khushboo Nusrat,
  • ...
  • Shayan Marsia,
  • Muhammad Shariq Usman,
  • Tariq Jamal Siddiqi
Published online: August 22, 2022

August 21, 2022

Converting an Inpatient Nursing Unit to a Pandemic-Response Unit: Lessons Learned

  • Adam Cooper,
  • Steffanie Lee,
  • Cindy DePorte Nicosia
Published online: August 21, 2022

ESKAPE bacteria characterization reveals the presence of Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreaks in COVID-19/VAP patients

  • Miguel Ángel Loyola-Cruz,
  • Emilio Mariano Durán-Manuel,
  • Clemente Cruz-Cruz,
  • ...
  • Verónica Fernández-Sánchez,
  • Graciela Castro-Escarpulli,
  • Juan Manuel Bello-López
Published online: August 21, 2022

August 12, 2022

Risk factors for COVID-19 virus infection among health workers: A case-control study in the Bono East Region of Ghana

  • Michael Mireku Opoku,
  • Kwaku Poku Asante,
  • Stephaney Gyaase,
  • ...
  • Kwabena Fosuhene Kusi,
  • Alfred Kwadwo Ampofo,
  • Fred Adomako-Boateng
Published online: August 12, 2022

A cluster of gram-negative bloodstream infections in Connecticut hemodialysis patients associated with contaminated wall boxes and prime buckets

  • Lauren Backman,
  • Diane G. Dumigan,
  • Marylee Oleksiw,
  • ...
  • Duc B. Nguyen,
  • Heather Moulton-Meissner,
  • John M. Boyce
Published online: August 12, 2022

August 7, 2022

Concerns and frustrations about the public reporting of device-related healthcare-associated infections: Perspectives of hospital leaders and staff

  • Sarah R. MacEwan,
  • Alice A. Gaughan,
  • Eliza W. Beal,
  • Courtney Hebert,
  • John Oliver DeLancey,
  • Ann Scheck McAlearney
Published online: August 07, 2022

Midline catheters: A 3-year experience at a veterans administration medical center

  • Andrew Johnson,
  • Ashwin Gupta,
  • Tristan Feierabend,
  • Tracy Lopus,
  • Richard Schildhouse,
  • David Paje
Published online: August 07, 2022
Open Access

August 5, 2022

Is the whole-day use of surgical masks during the coronavirus pandemic increasing the contamination of surgeons’ masks?

  • Ricardo Abreu-Irizarry,
  • Norberto J. Torres-Lugo,
  • Lucas De Virgilio-Salgado,
  • ...
  • Sebastian Estarellas-Cobian,
  • Norman Ramírez,
  • Christian Foy-Parilla
Published online: August 05, 2022

Impact of an antibiotic stewardship program on antibiotic choice, dosing, and duration in pediatric urgent cares

  • Amanda Nedved,
  • Brian R. Lee,
  • Megan Hamner,
  • Ann Wirtz,
  • Alaina Burns,
  • Rana E. El Feghaly
Published online: August 05, 2022

August 4, 2022

Estimating costs of anesthesia supplies for intraoperative infection control

  • Subhradeep Datta,
  • Franklin Dexter,
  • Advait Suvarnakar,
  • Danielle Abi-Najm,
  • Russell T. Wall,
  • Randy W. Loftus
Published online: August 04, 2022

August 1, 2022

July 31, 2022

Impact of vaccination and the omicron variant on COVID-19 severity in pregnant women

  • Haemin Kim,
  • Hyo-Shin Kim,
  • Hyun Mi Kim,
  • ...
  • Ki Tae Kwon,
  • Hyun-Hwa Cha,
  • Won Joon Seong
Published online: July 31, 2022

July 30, 2022

July 28, 2022

Influenza vaccination for hospital Employees: A 3-year success-story of a flu-pod drive-thru at a Veterans affairs medical center

  • Lisa Bailey,
  • Aikaterini Papamanoli,
  • Monique Thorne,
  • ...
  • Jacqueline IDL Dy,
  • Chaitanya Chevireddy,
  • George Psevdos
Published online: July 28, 2022

Quantification of diurnal variation in “glove hygiene” compliance in COVID ICUs: An exploratory study

  • Parakriti Gupta,
  • Manisha Biswal,
  • Rupinder Kaur,
  • ...
  • G.D. Puri,
  • Rashmi R. Guru,
  • Vipin Kaushal
Published online: July 28, 2022

July 27, 2022

Carbapenem-Resistant enterobacterales in individuals with and without health care risk factors —Emerging infections program, United States, 2012-2015

  • Sandra N. Bulens,
  • Hannah E. Reses,
  • Uzma A. Ansari,
  • ...
  • Maria Karlsson,
  • Joseph D. Lutgring,
  • Maroya Spalding Walters
Published online: July 27, 2022
Open Access

July 25, 2022

July 24, 2022

Nosocomial COVID-19 at a comprehensive cancer center during the first year of the pandemic: Lessons learned

  • Fareed Khawaja,
  • Krithika Srinivasan,
  • Amy Spallone,
  • ...
  • Elizabeth Frenzel,
  • Micah Bhatti,
  • Roy F Chemaly
Published online: July 24, 2022
Open Access

July 23, 2022

Incorporating structured linen oversight into an infection prevention program

  • Lisa Sanders,
  • Gina Giannopoulos,
  • Anessa Mikolajczak,
  • ...
  • Laura Bardowski,
  • Christina Silkaitis,
  • Angela Helms
Published online: July 23, 2022

July 20, 2022

Recurrent environmental contamination in a centralized radiopharmacy unit by Achromobacter spp: Results of a large microbiological investigation

  • Mickael Armando,
  • Laurie Barthélémi,
  • Isabelle Couret,
  • ...
  • Chloe Dupont,
  • Estelle Jumas-Bilak,
  • Delphine Grau
Published online: July 20, 2022

“Beyond the guidelines” – Deviations in adherence to infection control measures in Tyrolean hospitals, Austria

  • Michael Berktold,
  • Stefan Fuchs,
  • Bettina Kuppelwieser,
  • ...
  • Ewald Wöll,
  • Cornelia Lass-Flörl
  • the Study Group Hygiene Tyrol
Published online: July 20, 2022

July 19, 2022

Do Kinesio tapes increase the skin exposure to pathogenic bacteria?

  • Mary Ellen Oesterle,
  • Teresa Conner,
  • Madison Bunch,
  • Andi Fleming,
  • Paul Johnson,
  • Dobrusia Bialonska
Published online: July 19, 2022

Toilet plume bioaerosols in health care and hospitality settings: A systematic review

  • Elizabeth N. Paddy,
  • Oluwasola O.D. Afolabi,
  • M. Sohail
Published online: July 19, 2022

The effect of hypochlorous acid on the filtration performance and bacterial decontamination of N95 filtering facemask respirators

  • J. Patrick Brooks,
  • Christopher Lupfer,
  • Wang Yang,
  • Weixing Hao,
  • Kashala Fabrice Kapiamba
Published online: July 19, 2022

Evaluation of automated floor cleaning, disinfection, and application methods against Staphylococcus aureus

  • Geraldine M. Tembo,
  • Gurpreet K. Chaggar,
  • Xiaobao Li,
  • Peter J. Teska,
  • Haley F. Oliver
Published online: July 19, 2022

July 18, 2022

Development and evaluation of an ultra-wide bandwidth based electronic hand hygiene monitoring system

  • Lin Yang,
  • Hong Li,
  • Yan Ren,
  • ...
  • Shuang Liu,
  • Hongxin Wei,
  • Hui Chen
Published online: July 18, 2022

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia outbreak with a commercial blood gas injector as the culprit and interventions for source and prevention: A possible passage between patient and ECMO water heater device

  • Şirin Menekşe,
  • Elif Seren Tanrıverdi,
  • Halide Oğuş,
  • ...
  • Arzu Ateşoğlu Aydoğan,
  • Barış Otlu,
  • Mehmet Kaan Kırali
Published online: July 18, 2022

July 13, 2022

July 12, 2022

Development, validity, and reliability of the Japanese version of the 7C of vaccination readiness scale

  • Masaki Machida,
  • Takako Kojima,
  • Helena Akiko Popiel,
  • Mattis Geiger,
  • Yuko Odagiri,
  • Shigeru Inoue
Published online: July 12, 2022

July 11, 2022

June 30, 2022

High-level disinfection evaluation in the ambulatory setting

  • Maria C. Montero,
  • Angela Helms,
  • Anessa Mikolajczak,
  • Christina Silkaitis
Published online: June 30, 2022

June 28, 2022

The evaluation of electrolyzed water, sodium dichloroisocyanurate, and peracetic acid with hydrogen peroxide for the disinfection of patient room surfaces

  • Sadie Solomon,
  • Anna Stachel,
  • Anne Kelly,
  • ...
  • Stephanie Sterling,
  • Maria Aguero-Rosenfeld,
  • Michael Phillips
Published online: June 28, 2022

June 25, 2022

Prevalence and characteristics of multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli sequence type ST131 at two academic centers in Boston and Minneapolis, USA

  • Mélanie T. Mahoney,
  • Hunter V. Brigman,
  • Brian D. Johnston,
  • James R. Johnson,
  • Elizabeth B. Hirsch
Published online: June 25, 2022
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