Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Probiotics useful in the fight against infection prevention

Probiotics may be a relatively safe, simple, and low-cost solution for preventing Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) in hospital settings, according to two studies published today in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

High prevalence of CRE in Washington, D.C. healthcare facilities

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), a family of highly pathogenic antibiotic-resistant organisms, are endemic across Washington, D.C. healthcare facilities, with 5.2% of inpatients testing positive for the bacteria, ...

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