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*  Birmingham Accident Hospital
Prevention of cross infection was therefore a key objective. In 1941, Sir Ashley Miles, Professor of Bacteriology at University ... as one of the foremost researchers in hospital infection particularly in the prevention of burns infection, the problems of ... Whilst infection was known in the 19th century as a dangerous complication in severe burns, until the 1950s, its significance ... Graham A. Ayliffe & Mary P. English (2003). Hospital Infection:from Miasmas to MRSA. Cambridge University Press. p. 137. ISBN ...
*  Medical glove
Tanner, J; Parkinson, H (2006). "Double gloving to reduce surgical cross-infection". The Cochrane Library (3): CD003087. doi: ... Double gloving is the practice of wearing two layers of medical gloves to reduce the danger of infection from glove failure or ... This should better protect the patient against infections transmitted by the surgeon. A systematic review of the literature has ... But it was unclear if there was better protection against infections transmitted by the surgeon. Another systematic review ...
*  Triatoma virus
"Can Triatoma virus inhibit infection of Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas,1909 ) in Triatoma infestans (Klug)? A cross infection and co ... Triatoma virus infection leads to a 97.6% mortality rate in nymphs and inhibited molting in laboratory colonies. TrV causes ... infection study". Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. doi:10.1016/j.jip.2017.09.014. ...
*  Neonatal intensive care unit
Cross-infection between babies was greatly feared. Strict nursing routines involved staff wearing gowns and masks, constant ... SCBU might provide tube-feeding, oxygen therapy, antibiotics to treat infection and phototherapy for jaundice. In a SCBU, a ... Protection from cold temperature, infection, noise, drafts and excess handling: Incubators may be described as bassinets ... However, breathing difficulties, intraventricular hemorrhage, necrotizing enterocolitis and infections still claim many infant ...
*  Fomite
Careful sterilization of such objects prevents cross-infection. Researchers have discovered that smooth (non-porous) surfaces ... Biofilm Focal infection theory Focus of infection Nosocomial infection Vector (epidemiology) Abad, F. X.; R. M. Pintó; A. Bosch ... Fomites are associated particularly with hospital-acquired infections (HAI), as they are possible routes to pass pathogens ...
*  Wang Jianwei
Cross Infection, Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin, Germany, 2007. Dilemma: Three Way Fork in the Road-Recent Works by Wang Jianwei, ...
*  Foot rot
The disease is different in cattle and sheep and cross-infection is not thought to occur. The first sign of a foot-rot ... Super foot rot infection occurs much faster and is usually much more severe. Most normal foot rot treatments will not cure this ... Foot rot, or infectious pododermatitis, is a hoof infection commonly found in sheep, goats, and cattle. As the name suggests, ... The cause of the infection in cattle is two species of anaerobic bacteria, Fusobacterium necrophorum and Bacteroides ...
*  Hospital-acquired pneumonia
Also, poor hand-washing and inadequate disinfection of respiratory devices cause cross-infection and are important factors. ... It is usually caused by a bacterial infection, rather than a virus. HAP is the second most common nosocomial infection (after ... It is the most common cause of death among nosocomial infections and is the primary cause of death in intensive care units. HAP ... Pneumonia that starts in the hospital tends to be more serious than other lung infections because: people in the hospital are ...
*  Dictyocaulus
2003). "Dictyocaulus species: cross infection between cattle and red deer". New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 51 (2): 93-98. doi: ... Routine deworming of horses and donkeys may help prevent cross infection when kept together. Pastures that housed donkeys may ... D. viviparus is the most common lungworm of cattle; the infection is also known as husk or parasitic bronchitis. Although ... However, both species have been shown capable of cross-infecting cattle and cervids (at least in New Zealand) . The parasite ...
*  Jet injector
1999). "Risk of cross-patient infection with clinical use of a needleless injector device". American Journal Infect Control. 27 ... Numerous studies have found cross-infection of diseases from jet injections. An experiment using mice, published in 1985, ... Hoffman, P.N; R.A Abuknesha; N.J Andrews; D Samuel; J.S Lloyd (2001-07-16). "A model to assess the infection potential of jet ... Hepatitis B can be transmitted by less than one millionth of a millilitre so makers of injectors must ensure there is no cross- ...
*  Orf (disease)
It is advisable for those handling infected animals to wear disposable gloves to prevent cross-infection and self-infection. A ... Occasionally the infection can be extensive and persistent if the animal does not produce an immune response. A live virus ... In some environments infection is injected by scratches from thistles of both growing and felled plants. Symptoms include ... Infected locations can include the finger, hand, arm, face and even the penis (caused by infection either from the hand during ...
*  Mycobacterium bovis
Much of this success can be attributed to sustained cattle controls reducing cross-infection and breaking the disease cycle. ... M. bovis infections in cattle herds in the United States is not common. M. bovis is endemic in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus ... In the 1930s, 40% of cattle in the UK were infected with M. bovis and there were 50,000 new cases of human M. bovis infection ... Infection occurs if the bacterium is ingested.[citation needed] M. bovis is usually transmitted to humans by consuming raw, ...
*  Streptococcus canis
Tikofsky, L L & Zadoks, R N (March 2005). "Cross-infection between cats and cows: origin and control of Streptococcus canis ... canis infection or if it is induced from the treatment of dogs with fluoroquinolone during the infection. In other mammals, the ... these bacteria can cause opportunistic infections. These infections were known to afflict dogs and cats prior to the formal ... During infection, the bacteria have been known to cause neonatal septicemia, abortion, and cellulitis in dogs. In addition, S. ...
*  Cystic fibrosis
O'Malley CA (May 2009). "Infection control in cystic fibrosis: cohorting, cross-contamination, and the respiratory therapist" ( ... Antibiotics by mouth such as ciprofloxacin or azithromycin are given to help prevent infection or to control ongoing infection ... Some lung infections require surgical removal of the infected part of the lung. If this is necessary many times, lung function ... Inflammation and infection cause injury and structural changes to the lungs, leading to a variety of symptoms. In the early ...
*  Common brushtail possum in New Zealand
Much of this success can be attributed to sustained possum control reducing cross-infection and breaking the disease cycle. For ... The TB-free New Zealand programme is regarded as "world-leading". It has successfully reduced cattle and deer herd infection ... Kean, J.M.; Barlow, N. D.; Hickling, G.J. (1999). "Evaluating potential sources of bovine tuberculosis infection in a New ... of new herd infections can be traced back to possums or ferrets. The Biosecurity Act 1993, which established a national pest ...
*  Phanerochaete salmonicolor
Management of P. salmonicolor and Pink Disease can be very difficult given its wide host range, making cross-infection a ... On rubber trees, initial stages of infection appear as drops of latex and silky-white mycelial growth on the bark surface. In ... In cacao trees, first symptoms of infection usually present as a sparse white mycelium on the bark surface, which can be easily ... The use of fungicides prevents the basidiospores from germinating and causing infection. Phanerochaete salmonicolor is of ...
*  Syringe
These are not used much in human medicine because of the risk of cross-infection via the needle. An exception is the personal ... Zakrzewska, J. M.; Greenwood, I.; Jackson, J. (27 January 2001). "Cross-infection control: Introducing safety syringes into a ... In medical settings, single-use needles and syringes effectively reduce the risk of cross-contamination. Medical syringes are ... still unsafe as it can introduce bacteria from the skin into the bloodstream and cause serious and sometimes lethal infections ...
*  Dental anesthesia
Zakrzewska, J. M.; Greenwood, I.; Jackson, J. (27 January 2001). "Cross-infection control: Introducing safety syringes into a ... Nitrous oxide (N2O), also known as "laughing gas", easily crosses the alveoli of the lung and is dissolved into the passing ...
*  Necktie
Hospitals take seriously the cross-infection of patients by doctors wearing infected neckties, because neckties are less ... These ascots had wide flaps that were crossed and pinned together on the chest. This was until 1926, when a New York tie maker ... Their cited risks are entanglement, infection, and vasoconstriction. Entanglement is a risk when working with machinery or in ... or cross-grain (UK), allowing the tie to evenly fall from the knot without twisting; this also caused any woven pattern such as ...
*  Kangaroo care
In its origins, this was contextually correct in protecting hospitalised infants from cross-infections. Some argue however that ... There is evidence that it is effective in reducing both infant mortality and the risk of hospital-acquired infection, and ... that overcrowding in their hospital meant that three babies in an incubator would result in potentially lethal cross-infections ... hospital-acquired infection, and low body temperature (hypothermia); it is also associated with increased weight gain, growth ...
*  Hygiene
"Guidelines for the prevention of infection and cross-infection in the domestic environment: focus on home hygiene issues in ... Simply, if the chain of infection is broken, infection cannot spread. In response to the need for effective codes of hygiene in ... "Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities. Recommendations of CDC and the Healthcare Infection ... infection) or that it is necessary to suffer a clinical infection. Nor is there evidence that hygiene measures such as hand ...
*  Helen Mayo
To combat the risks of cross-infection, she instituted a policy of strict isolation of babies from other patients. Each child ... due to the risks of cross-infection, the Adelaide Children's Hospital would not treat those under the age of two. In 1913, Mayo ... at the same time organising the Red Cross donor transfusion service. Dr Elma Linton Sandford-Morgan (22 February 1890 - 1983), ...
*  Ida Ørskov
Her thesis Om Klebsiella (1956) was one of the first scientific papers addressing the presence of bacterial cross-infection. ... was the first scientific study pointing to the risk of bacterial cross-infection in hospitals. Born in Copenhagen, Ørskov was ...
*  Pseudomonas aeruginosa
... causing cross-infections in hospitals and clinics. It is also able to decompose hydrocarbons and has been used to break down ... On the rare occasions where infection is superficial and limited (for example, ear infections or nail infections), topical ... and also causes other blood infections. It is the most common cause of infections of burn injuries and of the outer ear (otitis ... Cystic fibrosis patients are also predisposed to P. aeruginosa infection of the lungs. P. aeruginosa may also be a common cause ...
*  Green nails
... causing cross-infections in hospitals and clinics. It is implicated in hot-tub rash. It is also able to decompose hydrocarbons ... Green nails may be (1) due to a Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection causing a green nail syndrome or (2) the result of copper in ... The symptoms of such infections are generalized inflammation and sepsis. If such colonizations occur in critical body organs, ... ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. Balcht, Aldona; Smith, Raymond (1994). Pseudomonas Aeruginosa: Infections and Treatment. Informa Health ...
*  Nursing in Japan
In 1887, the Japanese Red Cross (JRC) was founded and by 1890 had begun teaching and recruiting nurses for training. Though ... Infection Control Nursing, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or Women's Health Nursing, after obtaining their national ... In response to disaster relief, the Japanese Red Cross became an integral part of nursing development. By 1915, nurse ... infection control, infertility nursing, neonatal care, rehabilitative care, respiratory care, and other specialized fields. ...