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Infection Control

Study: Hospitals use unapproved chemicals

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Research performed by students and faculty at Xavier University in Cincinnati reveals that current practices for cleaning hospital beds involve the use of chemicals not approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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WATCHDOG awards recognize champions in the fight against HAIs

ROSWELL, GA — Kimberly-Clark Health Care has announced the recipients of the second annual HAI WATCHDOG Awards.
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CDC: Flu season over

WASHINGTON — With the unofficial start of summer behind us, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is ready to close the books on this year''s flu season.
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Men's offices harbor more bacteria

TORONTO — New research shows that men''s offices typically contain more bacteria than those of their female counterparts.
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MRSA confirmed at elementary school

MECHANICVILLE, NY — Officials at Mechanicville Elementary School are confirming a case of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
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APIC honors its infection prevention heroes

WASHINGTON — The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has announced the 12 recipients of the Heroes of Infection Prevention Award.


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Where the germs are

ROSWELL, GA — If you thought the restroom was the epicenter of workplace germs, you don''t want to know about office break rooms and kitchens.
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Outbreak sickens more than 100

PACIFICA, CA — The San Mateo County Health Department has confirmed that norovirus is to blame for more than 100 students falling ill at Ocean Shore Elementary.
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Unisource featuring integrated cleaning solutions at 2012 APIC conference

NORCROSS, GA — Unisource Worldwide Inc. will feature solutions that measure cleaning outcomes at the 2012 Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Conference June 4-6, 2012.
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JanPak hosts symposium on healthcare

DAVIDSON, NC — JanPak Inc. hosted a symposium that brought together the company''s top healthcare specialists for an intensive three-day session.
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