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From the magazine: Biofilm facts

May 16, 2014

A non-chemical cleaning approach is still the best way to prevent or remove the biofilm.


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Tips For Cleaning And Disinfection In Long-term Care Facilities

April 24, 2014

A facility's infection prevention plan should include consistent cleaning and disinfecting schedules and clearly outline staff responsibilities.


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Preventing Infections In Long-term Care Settings

With this at-risk population, prevention and overall cleanliness are critical.
April 24, 2014

Long-term care facilities function as both a healthcare facility and a home for their residents, meaning that the environment needs to be clean as well as disinfected.


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Webcast: Expert information on infection control

April 11, 2014

The presentation covers a number of infection control best practices.


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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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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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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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Shining a spotlight on infection control

February 26, 2014

From hand hygiene programs to touchpoint cleaning, we explore a number of today's important infection control issues.


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February 2014 Feature 3

Frankensteinian Pathogens And Disinfecting Resistance

As bacteria becomes resistant to disinfectants, it can also become resistant to the antibiotics typically used to treat people infected by the pathogen.
February 3, 2014

On January 6, 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) discovered 44 cases of a strain of bacteria called carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, in northeast Illinois.


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The Science Of Disinfectants

February 1, 2014

Why they work and what you should know to maximize their effectiveness.


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