November issue of AJIC highlights MDRO surveillance, hand hygiene delivery systems

The November issue of the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), now available online, includes major articles on identification, acquisition, and surveillance for MRSA and other multidrug-resistant organisms, ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), and surgical site infections.

The issue also includes a series of articles analyzing hand hygiene delivery systems, methods, and measurement. Brief reports cover a variety of other infection prevention topics including quality improvement programs for VAP in the intensive care unit, resistant bacteria associated with the use of endoscope reprocessing systems, and a screening strategy to detect MRSA in exposed roommates.

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 ( 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.

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