Top 10 infection control stories, Sept. 18-22

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The two most effective practices to reduce surgical site infections, 20 latest findings on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and a senator's call for the public disclosure of hospital safety inspections piqued the interest of readers last week.

Here are the 10 most read articles from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for the week of Sept. 18, starting with the most popular.

1. The 2 most effective operating room practices to reduce SSIs

2. Death toll rises to 9 in overheated Florida nursing home

3. Florida nursing home where 8 died in sweltering heat had repeat safety violations

4. 20 latest findings on MRSA

5. 4 patients infected with hep C due to New York physician's alleged poor infection control practices

6. Montana hospital confirms Legionnaires' case — Legionella bacteria detected in water supply

7. Sen. Grassley calls for public disclosure of hospital safety inspections

8. San Diego washes city streets with bleach amid hepatitis A outbreak

9. Study: To track sepsis, clinical datasets are more reliable than claims

10. Children's National quality initiative reduces NICU chest X-rays, cuts costs

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