Research for infection protection
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Overview of studies that were published by the HARTMANN SCIENCE CENTER alone or jointly with other scientists


Infection Protection at the Core of Science

Scientifically looking into infection protection is a vital part of ongoing efforts to improve the safety for patients and medical staff. Every day, scientists are working on recognising and evaluating infection risks to establish a sound basis for ideal hygiene management.

Here, you will find a selection of latest studies, expert interviews and discussions, and comments on infection prevention.

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1. CASE REPORT: Peripheral venous catheter-related E. faecalis sepsis with fatal outcome  
Author: Frosinski, JJ/ Brunkhorst, FM (2013)
Source: Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2013; 138: 1723–1726.
2. CME contribution on Surface disinfection  
Author: Kampf G (2013)
Source: Krankenhaushygiene up2date 2013; 8: 273-288.
3. COMMENTARY: Nationwide Benchmarking of Hand Hygiene Performance  
Author: Allegranzi B et al.
Source: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Jun;33(6):621-3.
4. Current recommendations on preventing the spread of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative pathogens in Germany.  
Author: Mattner F et al.
Source: Dtsch Arztebl Int 2012; 109(3): 39-45.
5. Expanded and newly designed IHO disinfectant list online  
Since June 2020, hygiene specialists and other interested parties have been able to download the newly designed and more comprehensive IHO list of disinfectants published by the German Industrial...  
8. EXPERT TALK: Challenges and opportunities in managing hospital-acquired infections.  
Source: How research findings improve infection protection; in Berlin on 09 February 2012; with Prof. Dr. med. Petra Gastmeier, Director, Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Charité...  
9. FDA approves first rapid MRSA test  
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  
10. INTERVENTION STUDY: Improving hand hygiene compliance before aseptic tasks / Charité Berlin with active participation of BODE SCIENCE CENTER  
Author: Aghdassi et al. (2020)
Source: A multimodal intervention to improve hand hygiene compliance in peripheral wards of a tertiary care university centre: a cluster randomised controlled...
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