Top 10 infection control stories, Aug. 22-26

Albany, Ga.-based Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital's changes after three wrong-site surgeries, a Zika-related death in Puerto Rico and a Candida strain that is poised to spread quickly through hospitals captured the attention of readers last week.

The following are the 10 most-read articles from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for the week of Aug. 22, starting with the most popular.

1. 3 wrong-site surgeries prompt changes at Phoebe Putney

2. Man dies in Puerto Rico from Zika-related paralysis

3. Water birth ban at Georgia hospital incites protests from pregnant women

4. Candida strain poses danger of quick spread through hospitals

5. Medical errors up 60% in Massachusetts as Baystate dialysis unit encounters problems

6. AORN responds to ACS' new surgeon dress code statement

7. Swimming pool parasite infects more than 100 people in Arizona

8. Successfully choosing new hand hygiene products: 4 key points

9. More than 2,200 people in US have Zika, CDC says

10. When to watch for sepsis: 4 infections, 3 bacteria commonly associated with sepsis

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