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  • Tags: Infection Prevention and Control

Creator: Chen, Shu-Kang, Donald Vesley, Lisa M. Brosseau, and James H. Vincent.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 1994-04
Description: The recent increase in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis has spawned a major controversy concerning the degree of respiratory protection needed by health care workers, particularly during sputum-inducing procedures.

Creator: Smith, P. W., A. O. Anderson, G. W. Christopher, T. J. Cieslak, G. J. Devreede, G. A. Fosdick, C. B. Greiner, J. M. Hauser, S. H. Hinrichs, K. D. Huebner, P. C. Iwen, D. R. Jourdan, M. G. Kortepeter, V. P. Landon, P. A. Lenaghan, R. E. Leopold, L. A.…
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2006-12-18
Description: In spite of great advances in medicine, serious communicable diseases are a significant threat. Hospitals must be prepared to deal with patients who are infected with pathogens introduced by a bioterrorist act (e.g., smallpox), by a global emerging…

Blachere_et_al-2007-Influenza_and_Other_Respiratory_Viruses.pdf
Creator: Blachere, Francoise M., William G. Lindsley, James E. Slaven, Brett J. Green, Stacey E. Anderson, Bean T. Chen, and Don H. Beezhold.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2007-05
Description: A Collison single-jet nebulizer was used to aerosolize the attenuated FluMist vaccine into a calm-air settling chamber.

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Creator: Puro, Vincenzo, Francesco Maria Fusco, Simone Lanini, Carla Nisii, and Giuseppe Ippolito.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2008-04
Description: Febrile Respiratory Illness (FRI) is defined as a new or worsening episode of either cough or shortness of breath, presenting with fever (temperature 38 degrees C or higher) or chills in the previous 24 hours.

Creator: MacIntyre, C. Raina, Cauchemez Simon, E. Dwyer Dominic, Seale Holly, Cheung Pamela, Browne Gary, Fasher Michael, Wood James, Gao Zhanhai, Booy Robert, and Ferguson Neil.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2009-02
Description: Many countries are stockpiling face masks for use as a nonpharmaceutical intervention to control virus transmission during an influenza pandemic.

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Creator: Lindsley, William G., Francoise M. Blachere, Kristina A. Davis, Terri A. Pearce, Melanie A. Fisher, Rashida Khakoo, Stephen M. Davis, Mark E. Rogers, Robert E. Thewlis, Jose A. Posada, John B. Redrow, Ismail B. Celik, Bean T. Chen, and Donald H.…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2010-03-01
Description: Considerable controversy exists with regard to whether influenza virus and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are spread by the inhalation of infectious airborne particles and about the importance of this route, compared with droplet or contact…

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Creator: Cowling, B. J., Y. Zhou, D. K. M. Ip, G. M. Leung, and A. E. Aiello.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2010-04
Description: Influenza viruses circulate around the world every year. From time to time new strains emerge and cause global pandemics.

journal.pone.0015100.PDF
Creator: Lindsley, William G., Francoise M. Blachere, Robert E. Thewlis, Abhishek Vishnu, Kristina A. Davis, Gang Cao, Jan E. Palmer, Karen E. Clark, Melanie A. Fisher, Rashida Khakoo, and Donald H. Beezhold.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2010-11-30
Description: Influenza is thought to be communicated from person to person by multiple pathways. However, the relative importance of different routes of influenza transmission is unclear.

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Creator: Blachere, Francoise M., Gang Cao, William G. Lindsley, John D. Noti, and Donald H. Beezhold.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2011-09
Description: Current screening methodologies for detecting infectious airborne influenza virus are limited and lack sensitivity.