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Creator: Amy L. Leber, Kathy Everhart, Judy A. Daly, Aubrey Hopper, Amanda Harrington, Paul Schreckenberger, Kathleen McKinley, Matthew Jones, Kristen Holmberg, Bart Kensinger, and Yi-Wei Tang, Editor.
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2018-05-25
Description: The FilmArray Respiratory Panel 2 (RP2) is a multiplex in vitro diagnostic test for the simultaneous and rapid (∼45-min) detection of 22 pathogens directly from nasopharyngeal swab (NPS) samples.

Creator: C. D. C. Prevention Epicenters Program (CDC)
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-10-01
Description: More than 28 000 people were infected with Ebola virus during the 2014–2015 West African outbreak, resulting in more than 11 000 deaths. Better methods are needed to reduce the risk of self-contamination while doffing personal protective equipment…

Creator: C. D. C. Prevention Epicenters Program (CDC)
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-10-01
Description: Fluorescent tracers are often used with ultraviolet lights to visibly identify healthcare worker self-contamination after doffing of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Creator: C. D. C. Prevention Epicenters Program (CDC)
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-10-01
Description: We conducted a laboratory simulation to evaluate the contamination of environmental surfaces when using wipe vs spray methods of personal protective equipment (PPE) decontamination.

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 (CDC)
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-10-01
Description: The safe removal of personal protective equipment (PPE) can limit transmission of serious communicable diseases, but this process poses challenges to healthcare workers (HCWs).

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.