Top 10 infection control stories, Sept. 12-16

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A Legionnaires' disease outbreak at University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Veterans Affairs hospitals keeping quality data from CMS' Hospital Compare and the nation's fourth untreatable superbug infection 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 Sept. 12, starting with the most popular.

1. Ice maker, sinks linked to Legionnaires' outbreak at UW Medical Center; 2 dead

2. VA hospitals stop reporting quality data to Hospital Compare: 4 things to know

3. Every state but 1 lowered hospital readmissions since 2010, CMS data shows

4. Fourth untreatable superbug case in US detected in Connecticut

5. Many superbug deaths in US go uncounted: 4 things to know

6. Legionnaires' linked to UW Medical Center patient death

7. Decontaminating stethoscopes with chlorhexidine more effective than alcohol

8. Nursing home faces possible shutdown for failing to feed residents

9. Bacteria move faster than the '5-second rule', researchers find

10. Bodily fluids may have potential to spread Zika, case study suggests

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