July issue of AJIC highlights Staphylococcus aureus

The July issue of the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), now available online, includes a major article on Diabetes and early postpartum methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in US hospitals, as well as another article on the effect of improved compliance with hygiene guidelines on transmission of Staphylococcus aureus to newborn infants.

Additional articles cover hospital cleaning, infection control among nursing students, healthcare personnel immunization programs, methodology of the Norwegian Surveillance System for Healthcare-Associated Infections, and infection prevention for mobile handheld devices at the point of care.

To learn more and access the articles, view the Table of Contents.

About AJIC: American Journal of Infection Control

The American Journal of Infection Control (www.ajicjournal.org) covers key topics and issues in infection control and epidemiology. Infection preventionists, including physicians, nurses, and epidemiologists, rely on AJIC for peer-reviewed articles covering clinical topics as well as original research. As the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), AJIC is the foremost resource on infection control, epidemiology, infectious diseases, quality management, occupational health, and disease prevention. AJIC also publishes infection control guidelines from APIC and the CDC. Published by Elsevier, AJIC is included in MEDLINE and CINAHL.