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Transmission risk of multidrug-resistant bacteria appears highest in hospital sinks

Written by | 27 Apr 2024

A new study published today in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) reports the infection prevention steps taken to control a months-long multispecies outbreak of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales that occurred in a… read more.

Specific gut bacteria associated with lower risk of hospitalization for infections

Written by | 23 Mar 2024

Research presented on March 22, 2024 at European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID 2024) in Barcelona indicates that for every 10% increase in butyrate-producing bacteria… read more.

Menstrual cups can help prevent infection, improve vaginal health

Written by | 28 Jul 2023

Many girls in low- and middle-income countries struggle to buy products to manage their periods, which can cause them to skip school. So, ensuring they have access to… read more.

Plant-based diet associated with lower risk of covid infection and less severe disease

Written by | 14 Sep 2021

In a recent study led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Kings College Hospital published in Gut, people whose diets were based on healthy plant-based foods… read more.

Severe infections during pregnancy associated with complications around childbirth

Written by | 10 Sep 2021

Researchers recommend increased prenatal surveillance for patients with sepsis and other serious infections University of California – San Francisco Individuals who are hospitalized during pregnancy due to sepsis… read more.

Hospitals prevent deadly fungal infection during pandemic

Written by | 20 Jul 2021

As COVID-19 infections threatened to overwhelm hospitals in March 2020, infection control specialists worried not just about SARS-CoV-2 but also about other viral, bacterial and fungal diseases. C…. read more.

Silver foil could reduce the risk of infection in hospitals

Written by | 14 Jul 2021

European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) taking place online (9-12 July) shows… read more.

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