Top 10 infection control stories in May

New surgical site infection prevention guidelines from the CDC, recent studies on Clostridium difficile and hand hygiene and the continued spread of Candida auris fungus throughout the U.S. captured the attention of readers last month.

 

The 10 most popular stories from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality in May are listed below.

1. Top 44 hospitals patients would definitely recommend

2. CDC issues new prevention guidelines for surgical site infections: 5 things to know

3. 20 latest findings on C. diff

4. 10 latest healthcare hand hygiene findings

5. Hospital serves nurses waffles recalled for listeria at appreciation breakfast

6. Rare human rabies case reported in Virginia

7. 122 C. auris cases found in the US: 6 updates from the CDC

8. Poor hand hygiene, other safety errors identified at NJ clinic where 40 were infected

9. Readmission reduction program persistently penalizes some hospitals, study finds

10. Dr. Don Berwick: 5 big missteps on the patient safety journey

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