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    March 2021
  1. PILMIS B, Mizrahi A, Pean de Ponfilly G, Philippart F, et al
    Relative faecal abundance of Extended-Spectrum-beta-Lactamase producing Enterobacterales and its impact in infections among intensive care units hospitalized patients: a pilot study.
    J Hosp Infect. 2021 Mar 29. pii: S0195-6701(21)00143.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. BARCHITTA M, Maugeri A, Favara G, Riela PM, et al
    A machine learning approach to predict healthcare-associated infections at intensive care unit admission: findings from the SPIN-UTI project.
    J Hosp Infect. 2021 Mar 4. pii: S0195-6701(21)00084.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  3. GAJIC I, Jovicevic M, Milic M, Kekic D, et al
    Clinical and molecular characteristics of OXA-72-producing Acinetobacter baumannii ST636 outbreak at Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Serbia.
    J Hosp Infect. 2021 Feb 25. pii: S0195-6701(21)00082.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. LEMARIE C, Legeay C, Mahieu R, Moal F, et al
    Long-term contamination of sink drains by carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales in three intensive-care units: characteristics and transmission to patients.
    J Hosp Infect. 2021 Feb 23. pii: S0195-6701(21)00075.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. MUYLDERMANS A, Crombe F, Bosmans P, Cools F, et al
    Serratia marcescens outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit and the potential of whole-genome sequencing.
    J Hosp Infect. 2021 Feb 10. pii: S0195-6701(21)00061.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  6. SCHEIER T, Saleschus D, Dunic M, Frohlich MR, et al
    Implementation of daily chlorhexidine bathing in intensive care units for reduction of central line-associated bloodstream infections.
    J Hosp Infect. 2021 Jan 19. pii: S0195-6701(21)00024.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  7. KHARRAT A, Neish A, Diambomba Y, Jain A, et al
    Non-COVID Co-Morbidity: Potential Indirect Consequences of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2020 Dec 19. pii: S0195-6701(20)30574.
    PubMed    


  8. XU N, Liu C, Feng Y, Li F, et al
    Investigation on the influence of the Internet of Things management system on the hand hygiene compliance in an emergency intensive care unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2020 Dec 17. pii: S0195-6701(20)30573.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. PADIGOS J, Reid S, Kirby E, Broom J, et al
    Knowledge, perceptions, and experiences of nurses in antimicrobial optimization or stewardship in the intensive care unit: a systematic review.
    J Hosp Infect. 2020 Dec 5. pii: S0195-6701(20)30556.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  10. MEDA M, Gentry V, Reidy P, Garner D, et al
    Unintended consequences of long-sleeved gowns in a critical care setting during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    J Hosp Infect. 2020;106:605-609.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  11. BARCHITTA M, Maugeri A, Favara G, Riela PM, et al
    Cluster analysis identifies patients at risk of catheter-associated urinary tract infections in intensive care unit: findings from the SPIN-UTI network.
    J Hosp Infect. 2020 Oct 2. pii: S0195-6701(20)30455.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  12. DUPLOYEZ C, Wallet F, Rouze A, Nseir S, et al
    Spontaneous decolonization during hospitalization in intensive care unit patients colonized by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacterales.
    J Hosp Infect. 2020 Jul 31. pii: S0195-6701(20)30360.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2020
  13. GERVER SM, Mihalkova M, Bion JF, Wilson APR, et al
    Surveillance of Bloodstream Infections in Intensive Care Units in England, May 2016-April 2017: Epidemiology and Ecology.
    J Hosp Infect. 2020 May 15. pii: S0195-6701(20)30241.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  14. FENG Y, Wei L, Zhu S, Qiao F, et al
    Handwashing sinks as the source of transmission of ST16 carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, an international high-risk clone, in an intensive care unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2020;104:492-496.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2020
  15. HUMPHREYS H
    Quality of hospital air.
    J Hosp Infect. 2020;104:300-301.
    PubMed    


    February 2020
  16. JOLIVET S, Lolom I, Bailly S, Bouadma L, et al
    Impact of colonisation pressure on acquisition of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae and meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in two intensive care units: a 19-year retrospective surveillance.
    J Hosp Infect. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0195-6701(20)30060.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  17. TRACY M, Ryan L, Samarasekara H, Leroi M, et al
    Removal of sinks and bathing changes to control multi-drug resistant Gram negative bacteria in a neonatal intensive care unit: a retrospective investigation.
    J Hosp Infect. 2020 Jan 23. pii: S0195-6701(20)30038.
    PubMed    


  18. SILVA LN, de Melo Costa D, Vickery K, de Sousa Melo D, et al
    Microbiological contamination of clipboards utilised for patient records in intensive care units.
    J Hosp Infect. 2020 Jan 9. pii: S0195-6701(20)30003.
    PubMed    


    November 2019
  19. TRIANTAFILLOU V, Kopsidas I, Kyriakousi A, Zaoutis TE, et al
    The Influence of National Culture and Context on Healthcare Worker Perceptions of Infection Prevention in Greek Neonatal Intensive Care Units.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Nov 29. pii: S0195-6701(19)30490.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  20. S A, de Celles M D, R B, Jp M, et al
    Variable impact of an antimicrobial stewardship programme in three intensive care units: time-series analysis of 2012-2017 surveillance data.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Oct 9. pii: S0195-6701(19)30411.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. ROBERTS T, Limmathurotsakul D, Turner P, Day NPJ, et al
    Antimicrobial-resistant Gram-negative colonization in infants from a neonatal intensive care unit in Thailand.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019;103:151-155.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2019
  22. SUGA S, Hoshina T, Ichikawa S, Araki S, et al
    A survey on the implementation status of selected infection control strategies in neonatal intensive care units in Japan.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Sep 27. pii: S0195-6701(19)30407.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. EICHEL V, Papan C, Boutin S, Poschl J, et al
    Altering Antibiotic Regimen as Additional Control Measure in Suspected Multi-Drug-Resistant Enterobacter cloacae Outbreak in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Sep 13. pii: S0195-6701(19)30388.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. KEARNEY A, Boyle MA, Humphreys H
    'Contamination of sink drains with carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in intensive care units: a concern but don't worry so much!'
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0195-6701(19)30356.
    PubMed    


  25. RYNKIEWICH K, Schwartz D, Won S, Stoner B, et al
    Antibiotic decision making in surgical intensive care: a qualitative analysis.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Sep 7. pii: S0195-6701(19)30362.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. DANCER SJ, Adams CE, Smith J, Pichon B, et al
    Tracking Staphylococcus aureus in the intensive care unit using whole-genome sequencing.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019;103:13-20.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2019
  27. EVEILLARD M, Lemarie C, Legeay C, Ramont C, et al
    Contamination of sink drains with carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in intensive care units: a concern but don't worry so much!
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Aug 13. pii: S0195-6701(19)30321.
    PubMed    


  28. COPPRY M, Leroyer C, Saly M, Venier AG, et al
    Exogenous acquisition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in intensive care units: a prospective multicentre study, DYNAPYO study.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Aug 13. pii: S0195-6701(19)30320.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. LEMARIE C, Legeay C, Lasocki S, R Mahieu, et al
    Sink drain contamination with extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBLE) in intensive care units: strong correlation to the ESBLE colonization pressure in patients but not same species.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Aug 10. pii: S0195-6701(19)30319.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
  30. DOUGALL LR, Booth MG, Khoo E, Hood H, et al
    Continuous Monitoring of Aerial Bioburden within Intensive Care Isolation Rooms and Identification of 'High Risk' Activities.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 May 27. pii: S0195-6701(19)30223.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. NM B, M R, W R, I R, et al
    An Outbreak of MRSA colonisation in a Neonatal intensive care unit: use of a case control study to investigate and control it and lessons learned.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 May 24. pii: S0195-6701(19)30222.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. DE JONGE E, de Boer MGJ, van Essen EHR, Dogterom-Ballering HCM, et al
    Effects of a disinfection device on colonization of sink drains and patients during a prolonged outbreak of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in an intensive care unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019;102:70-74.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
  33. DANTAS LF, Dalmas B, Andrade RM, Hamacher S, et al
    Predicting acquisition of carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative pathogens in intensive care units.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0195-6701(19)30182.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2019
  34. ROUARD C, Bourgeois-Nicolaos N, Rahajamanana L, Romain O, et al
    Evaluation of an "all-in-one" seven-day WGS solution in the investigation of a Staphylococcus aureus outbreak in a neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Feb 13. pii: S0195-6701(19)30086.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
  35. RYAN P, Motherway C, Powell J, Elsaka A, et al
    Candidemia in an Irish intensive care unit (ICU) setting between 2004 and 2018 reflects increased incidence of Candida glabrata.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Jan 19. pii: S0195-6701(19)30045.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. BONNET V, Dupont H, Glorion S, Aupee M, et al
    Influence of bacterial resistance on mortality in intensive care units: A registry study from 2000 to 2013 (IICU Study).
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Jan 16. pii: S0195-6701(19)30013.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. CHERIAN B, Price E
    Water-borne infections and warming the sterile water for washing high risk infants on neonatal intensive care units.
    J Hosp Infect. 2019 Jan 9. pii: S0195-6701(19)30008.
    PubMed    


    December 2018
  38. YAN Z, Zhou Y, Du M, Bai Y, et al
    Prospective investigation of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumonia transmission among the staff, environment, and patients in five major intensive care units, Beijing.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Dec 6. pii: S0195-6701(18)30674.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2018
  39. MESSLER S, Klare I, Wappler F, Werner G, et al
    Reduction of Nosocomial Blood Stream infections and Nosocomial Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus faecium on an Intensive Care Unit After Introduction of Antiseptic Octenidine-based Bathing.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Nov 5. pii: S0195-6701(18)30584.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. TRAN-DINH A, Neulier C, Amara M, Nebot N, et al
    Impact of intensive care unit relocation and role of tap water on an outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa expressing OprD-mediated resistance to imipenem.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018;100:e105-e114.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2018
  41. SCHMEH I, Kidszun A, Welk A, Schwanz T, et al
    Evaluation of microbiological screening in a neonatal intensive care unit to optimize empiric antibiotic use.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Oct 4. pii: S0195-6701(18)30510.
    PubMed    


    September 2018
  42. ALP E, Rello J
    Implementation of infection control bundles in intensive care units: which parameters are applicable in low-to-middle income countries?
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Sep 29. pii: S0195-6701(18)30396.
    PubMed    


    July 2018
  43. GARVEY MI, Wilkinson MAC, Holden K, Martin T, et al
    Tap out: reducing waterborne Pseudomonas aeruginosa transmission in an intensive care unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Jul 30. pii: S0195-6701(18)30404.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. ALP E, Cookson B, Erdem H, Rello J, et al
    Infection Control Bundles in Intensive Care: An International Cross-sectional survey in Low-Middle Income Countries.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Jul 20. pii: S0195-6701(18)30387.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. SEMPLE A, O'Currain E, O'Donovan D, Hanahoe B, et al
    Successful Termination of Sustained Transmission of Resident MRSA Following Extensive Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Refurbishment:An Intervention Study.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Jul 12. pii: S0195-6701(18)30370.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2018
  46. NAYAR G, Darley ESR, Hammond F, Matthews S, et al
    Does screening neonates in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonisation help prevent infection?
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Jun 28. pii: S0195-6701(18)30354.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. QI L, Fan W, Xia X, Yao L, et al
    Nosocomial Outbreak of Candida parapsilosis sensu stricto Fungemia in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in China.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Jun 18. pii: S0195-6701(18)30323.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2018
  48. KARAMPATAKIS T, Tsergouli K, Iosifidis E, Antachopoulos C, et al
    Impact of active surveillance and infection control measures on carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacterial colonization and infections in intensive care.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 May 21. pii: S0195-6701(18)30275.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. SHAW E, Gavalda L
    Response to Letter to the Editor concerning ''Control of endemic multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria after removal of sinks and implementing a new water-safe policy in an intensive care unit" by Shaw E et al. (Journal of Hospital Infection 98;
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 May 11. pii: S0195-6701(18)30269.
    PubMed    


  50. GOLDSTEIN ND, Jenness SM, Tuttle D, Power M, et al
    Evaluating a neonatal intensive care unit MRSA surveillance programme using agent-based network modelling.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 May 8. pii: S0195-6701(18)30266.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. GRABOWSKI M, Lobo JM, Gunnell B, Enfield K, et al
    M. Grabowski et al. Characterizations of handwashing sink activities in a single hospital medical intensive care unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 May 5. pii: S0195-6701(18)30263.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. POUWELS KB, Vansteelandt S, Batra R, Edgeworth JD, et al
    Intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired bacteraemia and ICU mortality and discharge: addressing time-varying confounding using appropriate methodology.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018;99:42-47.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2018
  53. SERGE L, Glele AHO, Guilloteau A, Delmas E, et al
    Letter to the Editor concerning ''Control of endemic multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria after removal of sinks and implementing a new water-safe policy in an intensive care unit" by Shaw E et al. (Journal of Hospital Infection 98;2018:275-281)
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Apr 7. pii: S0195-6701(18)30181.
    PubMed    


    March 2018
  54. CLEVES D, Pino J, Patino JA, Rosso F, et al
    Effect of Chlorhexidine Baths on Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in a Developing Country.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Mar 24. pii: S0195-6701(18)30173.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. SEIDEL J, Haller S, Eckmanns T, Harder T, et al
    Routine screening for colonization by Gram-negative bacteria in neonates at intensive care units for the prediction of sepsis: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Mar 22. pii: S0195-6701(18)30168.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. ALSHEHARI AA, Park S, Rashid H
    Strategies to improve hand hygiene compliance among health care workers in adult intensive care units: a mini systematic review.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0195-6701(18)30164.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. ALVES BRAGA I, Amaral de Campos P, Pinto Gontijo Filho P, Marques Ribas R, et al
    Multi-Hospital Point Prevalence Study of Healthcare-Associated Infections in 28 Adult Intensive Care Units in Brazil.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Mar 6. pii: S0195-6701(18)30141.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. SMIBERT O, Aung AK, Woolnough E, Carter GP, et al
    Mobile phones and computer keyboards: unlikely reservoirs of multidrug-resistant organisms in the tertiary intensive care unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0195-6701(18)30106.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2018
  59. DE ALMEIDA MCS, Medeiros EAS, Agena F, Oliveira CC, et al
    Ventilator-associated events as a quality indicator in intensive care units.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Feb 16. pii: S0195-6701(18)30103.
    PubMed    


  60. SEARCY RJ, Jankowski CA, Johnson DW, Ferreira JA, et al
    Evaluation of sedation-related medication errors in patients on contact isolation in the intensive care unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018;98:175-180.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2018
  61. OFORI E, Ramai D, Dhawan M, Mustafa F, et al
    Community-acquired Clostridium difficile: Epidemiology, Ribotype, Risk Factors, Hospital and Intensive Care Unit Outcomes, and Current and Emerging Therapies.
    J Hosp Infect. 2018 Jan 30. pii: S0195-6701(18)30058.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2017
  62. RAO Y, Ren Z, Zhong J, Zhong X, et al
    Risk Factors for Imipenem-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Neonatal Intensive Care Units in South China.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Dec 20. pii: S0195-6701(17)30692.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. PARCELL BJ, Oravcova K, Pinheiro M, Holden MTG, et al
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa intensive care unit outbreak: winnowing of transmissions with molecular and genomic typing.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Dec 8. pii: S0195-6701(17)30654.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. WORTH LJ, Daley AJ, Spelman T, Bull AL, et al
    Central and peripheral line-associated bloodstream infections in Australian neonatal and paediatric intensive care units: findings from a comprehensive Victorian surveillance network, 2008-2016.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Dec 5. pii: S0195-6701(17)30648.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. OLEARY RA, Einav S, Leone M, Madach K, et al
    Management of Invasive Candidiasis and Candidemia in critically ill adults - Expert opinion of the European Society of Anaesthesia (ESA) Intensive Care scientific subcommittee.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Dec 5. pii: S0195-6701(17)30647.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2017
  66. SANA F, Satti L, Zaman G, Gardezi A, et al
    Pattern of Gram-negative Blood Stream Infections and their Antibiotic Susceptibility Profiles in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Nov 8. pii: S0195-6701(17)30591.
    PubMed    


  67. SHAW E, Gavalda L, Camara J, Gasull R, et al
    Control of endemic multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria after removal of sinks and implementing a new water-safe policy in an intensive care unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Nov 2. pii: S0195-6701(17)30592.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2017
  68. MACIEL WG, da Silva KE, Croda J, Cayo R, et al
    Clonal spread of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in neonatal intensive care unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Oct 26. pii: S0195-6701(17)30581.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. LI Y, Cao XL, Ge H, Jiang YH, et al
    A study on the targeted surveillance of nosocomial infection in intensive care units of 177 hospitals in Jiangsu Province of China.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Oct 16. pii: S0195-6701(17)30549.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. KIM EJ, Kwak YG, Park SH, Kim SR, et al
    Trends of device utilization ratios in intensive care units over 10-year period in South Korea: Device utilization ratio as a new aspect of surveillance.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Oct 14. pii: S0195-6701(17)30547.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. BROOKS D, Polubothu P, Young D, Booth MG, et al
    Sepsis caused by bloodstream infection in patients in the intensive care unit: the impact of inactive empiric antimicrobial therapy on outcome.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Oct 6. pii: S0195-6701(17)30540.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. OKAMOTO K, Rhee Y, Schoeny M, Lolans K, et al
    Flocked nylon swabs versus RODAC plates for detection of multidrug-resistant organisms on environmental surfaces in intensive care units.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Oct 4. pii: S0195-6701(17)30537.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2017
  73. WILLE I, Mayr A, Kreidl P, Bruhwasser C, et al
    A cross sectional point prevalence survey to study the environmental contamination of nosocomial pathogens in intensive care units under real life conditions.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0195-6701(17)30528.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. SONG JE, Kwak YG, Um TH, Cho CR, et al
    An Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia Pseudobacteraemia caused by Intrinsically Contaminated Commercial 0.5% Chlorhexidine Solution in Neonatal Intensive Care Units.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Sep 18. pii: S0195-6701(17)30518.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2017
  75. MUSU M, Finco G, Mura P, Landoni G, et al
    Controlling catheter-related bloodstream infections through a multicentre educational programme for intensive care units.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Aug 16. pii: S0195-6701(17)30454.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2017
  76. BAIER C, Ipaktchi R, Ebadi E, Limbourg A, et al
    A multimodal infection control concept in a burn intensive care unit - lessons learnt from a MRSA outbreak.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Jul 26. pii: S0195-6701(17)30405.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2017
  77. NOUR I, Eldegla HE, Nasef N, Shouman B, et al
    Risk Factors and Clinical Outcomes for Carbapenem-Resistant Gram-Negative Late- Onset Sepsis in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Jun 2. pii: S0195-6701(17)30297.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2017
  78. LEE L, Conaway M, Spaeder MC, Grossman LB, et al
    Incidence of colonization of central venous catheter and arterial catheter tips in a paediatric intensive care unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Apr 27. pii: S0195-6701(17)30237.
    PubMed    


  79. DE JONG B, Meeder AM, Koekkoek KWAC, Schouten MA, et al
    Pre-post evaluation of effects of a Titanium Dioxide coating on environmental contamination of an Intensive Care Unit: the TITANIC study.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Apr 15. pii: S0195-6701(17)30194.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. KWAK YG, Choi JY, Yoo HM, Lee SO, et al
    Validation of the Korean National Healthcare-associated Infections Surveillance System (KONIS): an intensive care unit module report.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Apr 8. pii: S0195-6701(17)30189.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2017
  81. POUWELS KB, Van Kleef E, Vansteelandt S, Batra R, et al
    Does appropriate empiric antibiotic therapy modify intensive care unit-acquired Enterobacteriaceae bacteraemia mortality and discharge?
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Mar 16. pii: S0195-6701(17)30147.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. PRAGOSA H, Marcal M, Goncalves E, Martins F, et al
    Multi-drug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in a Portuguese neonatal intensive care unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Mar 16. pii: S0195-6701(17)30146.
    PubMed    


    January 2017
  83. STAHMEYER JT, Lutze B, von Lengerke T, Chaberny IF, et al
    Hand hygiene in intensive care units: a matter of time?
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Jan 28. pii: S0195-6701(17)30017.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. LIU H, Fei CN, Zhang Y, Liu GW, et al
    Presence, distribution and molecular epidemiology of multi-drug-resistant Gram-negative bacilli from medical personnel of intensive care units in Tianjin, China, 2007-2015.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Jan 28. pii: S0195-6701(17)30018.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. DEPTULA A, Trejnowska E, Dubiel G, Zukowski M, et al
    Prevalence of healthcare-associated infections in Polish adult intensive care units: summary data from the ECDC European Point Prevalence Survey of Hospital-associated Infections and Antimicrobial Use in Poland 2012-2014.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017 Jan 4. pii: S0195-6701(17)30001.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. FRENCH CE, Coope C, Conway L, Higgins JP, et al
    Control of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae outbreaks in acute settings: an evidence review.
    J Hosp Infect. 2017;95:3-45.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2016
  87. ALVAREZ-LERMA F, Marin-Corral J, Vila C, Masclans JR, et al
    Characteristics of patients with hospital-acquired influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 virus admitted to the intensive care unit.
    J Hosp Infect. 2016 Dec 30. pii: S0195-6701(16)30588.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2016
  88. ADAMS CE, Smith J, Watson V, Robertson C, et al
    Examining the association between surface bioburden and frequently touched sites in intensive care.
    J Hosp Infect. 2016 Nov 13. pii: S0195-6701(16)30522.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. HAQUE A, Ahmed SA, Rafique Z, Abbas Q, et al
    Device-associated infections in a paediatric intensive care unit in Pakistan.
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