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Cleanliness and the hotel bathroom

April 16, 2014

Microbiologist Keith Warriner recently conducted a study of hotel cleanliness, including more than 800 "high-touch" spots in six different hotel chains.


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Outbreak in hospital under control

April 15, 2014

Officials at Peterborough Regional Health Centre are saying than an outbreak of the potentially deadly Clostridium difficile (C. diff) bacteria is under control, but still ongoing.


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Hospital kitchens a source of bacteria transmission

April 10, 2014

A study published in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology has found that the hands of food preparers and cutting boards are a source of transmission for multi-drug resistant bacteria, such as E. coli that produce extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs).


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Study: Triclosan promotes staph buildup

April 9, 2014

An ingredient commonly used in antibacterial soaps and other products to kill germs may actually promote the buildup of dangerous bacteria in the nose.


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Instituting An Infection Control Program

Management suggestions and steps to help make a facility safer.
April 3, 2014

An infection control plan becomes a guide to answer the basic questions of who, what, when, where, how and why.


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Beware of germs on the menu

March 28, 2014

Restaurant menus may harbor more germs and bacteria than any other surface in foodservice locations.


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Forget fingerprints, track bacteria

March 21, 2014

Two humans can have wildly different bacteria living on their skin, and a study tested whether this bacteria could be recovered from keyboards and computer mice.


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Infection Control Webcast: Meet the presenters

March 13, 2014

Learn more about the presenters for our upcoming Infection Control Tips And Timesavers critical issue webcast.


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From the magazine: Bacteria and soft surfaces

March 4, 2014

In hotels, offices, schools and long-term care facilities, contaminated soft surfaces can be a significant challenge.


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February 2014 Feature 5

Beating Bacteria On Soft Surfaces

Regularly treating soft surfaces between launderings can help minimize infection risks.
February 1, 2014

Many types of potentially harmful bacteria can survive on soft surfaces including MRSA, VRE and influenza.


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