A guide to protecting vulnerable residents from the flu.
The ways infectious diseases are spread are complex and some infection control experts are questioning the current paradigm that dictates the selection of personal protective equipment (PPE).
The discovery is good news for the developing world where 1 million babies die annually from sepsis.
The discovery will speed up Zika diagnosis and reduce the virus's ability to spread.
Countless patients suffering from invasive fungal infections will benefit from new diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.
Prima non nocere — new strategies are needed to eliminate preventable healthcare-associated infections04 August, 2017 by Professor Lyn Gilbert*
It is estimated that 5–10% of hospital inpatients develop healthcare-associated infections (HAI), many of which are preventable.
Steam sterilisation is the method of choice for the sanitising of medical devices within a hospital setting.
We speak with Dr Deverick Anderson about his role at the US-based Duke Infection Control Outreach Network (DICON) and the importance of collaborative research between clinicians.
Vertilux's continuous commitment to develop hi-tech fibres for the high demands of infection prevention and control has seen the launch of Bioscreen and a refreshed range of Healthcare fabrics.
Healthcare equipment helps deliver care and improves patient outcomes. However, it may pose an infection transmission risk if not adequately decontaminated.
Most hospitals focus their efforts only on terminal cleaning of patient rooms, with less emphasis on daily cleaning, but this must change in order to achieve better patient outcomes.
Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide (AHP) has dual high safety and efficacy profiles and should be considered for surface disinfection at the point of care.
Researchers have discovered a novel new way of treating viral diseases including HIV, dengue, rhinovirus and influenza.
This article reports on a successful Legionella risk mitigation in an Australian healthcare facility following the installation and optimisation of an on-site electrochemical water disinfection system (Ecas4 technology).
For more than 50 years, Miele Professional has stood for mature innovations in the field of medical technology in Europe – now this expertise has arrived in Australia.