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January-December 2016| Vol 4| Issue 1

Original Article

There is more to hand hygiene than routine training of health workers and display of promotional materials

Background/Objective: Hand hygiene (HH) non-compliance is a major cause of hospital-acquired infections, and a gap between knowledge and practice is observed widely. Health researchers are now ...


Original Article

Presence of Qnr genes related to resistance to quinolones, first-, second- and third-generation in diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli

Background: Resistance genes transferred by plasmids are important factors that can contribute to the occurrence of quinolone resistance, specifically in Escherichia coli strains. ...


Original Article

Surgical patients' safety in the polish hospital environment in the context of selected infection control practices in surgical wards

Background: Surgical site infections (SSIs) still continue to be a major cause of morbidity and mortality despite the improvement in methods for infection control as well as surgical practice...


Original Article

Efficacy studies on peracetic acid against pathogenic microorganisms

Background: The peracetic acid (PAA) has antimicrobial activity against bacteria and fungi including spores and is envirosafe. Despite its widespread use in food industry and effluent treatme...


Short Report

Hand hygiene: From semmelweis to present!

Background: In the era of multidrug-resistant organisms and dearth of new antimicrobials, hand hygiene has become an important tool in reducing the burden of healthcare associated infections ...


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