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  • Tags: Contact Transmission

SS1978.pdf
Creator: CDC and U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2012-05
Description: Lesson 1: Introduction to Epidemiology, Section 10: Chain of Infection from Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice, Third Edition An Introduction to Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Creator: C. D. C. Prevention Epicenters Program (CDC)
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-10-01
Description: We examined the effect of glove decontamination prior to removal on bacterial contamination of healthcare personnel hands in a laboratory simulation study.

Creator: C. D. C. Prevention Epicenters Program and C. D. C. Modeling Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Program (CDC)
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-10-01
Description: An intervention that successfully reduced colonization and infection with carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) in Chicago-area long-term acute-care hospitals included active surveillance and contact precautions.

Creator: Drews, Frank A., Diane Mulvey, Kristina Stratford, Matthew H. Samore, and Jeanmarie Mayer.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-10-01
Description: In healthcare, the goal of personal protective equipment (PPE) is to protect healthcare personnel (HCP) and patients from body fluids and infectious organisms via contact, droplet, or airborne transmission.

Creator: C. D. C. Prevention Epicenters Program (CDC)
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-10-01
Description: Respiratory viruses on fomites can be transferred to sites susceptible to infection via contact by hands or other fomites.

Creator: Reddy, Sujan C., Amy L. Valderrama, and David T. Kuhar.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-10-01
Description: Unrecognized transmission of pathogens in healthcare settings can lead to colonization and infection of both patients and healthcare personnel. The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is an important strategy to protect healthcare personnel…

Creator: Kaul, D. R., A. K. Mehta, C. R. Wolfe, E. Blumberg, and M. Green
Subject: Decedent Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2015-01
Description: The authors recommend a simple, common‐sense approach to screening deceased and living donors for exposure to Ebola virus and thus reducing the risk of Ebola virus transmission from organ donor to recipient.