Table 2

Healthcare infection control interventions evaluated by a modelling framework (1997–2011)
Pathogen Interventions studied First published References
MRSA Hand hygiene 1997 [15-17,28,29,33,34,37,40,44-46]
Antibiotic stewardship 1997 [16,21]
Isolation 1997 [14,16,26,32,35,41,42,45]
HCW cohorting 2002 [17,29,40,44,45]
Screening 2005 [14,23,25,32,34,39,44,45]
Decolonisation 2009 [14,25,26,33,34,40,45,46]
Patient cohorting 2007 [40]
Gown and glove use 2009 [32]
Other 2006 [43]
VRE Hand hygiene 1998 [12,21,28,47,49,51,54,55]
Antibiotic stewardship 1999 [47,51,55]
Isolation 2004 [12,52]
HCW cohorting 1998 [12,49,51,54,55]
Screening 2004 [47,52]
Decolonisation 2007 [50]
Patient cohorting 2008 [47]
Environmental cleaning 2008 [47]
C. difficile Other 2009 [59]
ARB Hand hygiene 1997 [82]
Antibiotic stewardship 1997 [67,78,83-88]
Barrier precautions (i.e. not specified) 2000 [85]
HCAI in general Hand hygiene 1999 [89,90]
Isolation 2005 [77,91]
HCW cohorting 2006 [77,90]
Screening 1999 [89]
Vaccination 2008 [77]
Barrier precautions (i.e. not specified) 2007 [79]
Patient cohorting 2005 [91,92]
Environmental cleaning 2007 [92]
Antibiotic prophylaxis 2007 [79]
Antibiotic stewardship 2008 [93]
HCW cohorting 2005 [91]
HIV Sterilization of medical appliances 1999 [94]
Influenza or ILI Vaccination 2008 [95-97]
Prophylaxis 2009 [98]
Other 2008 [99,100]
Pertussis Vaccination 2009 [72,101]
Rotavirus Hand hygiene 2011 [81]
HCW cohorting 2011 [81]
Vaccination 2011 [81]
SARS Isolation 2007 [102]
Barrier precautions (i.e. not specified) 2005 [74]
TB Isolation 2007 [75]
HIV treatment 2007 [75]
Air ventilation 2007 [75]
Facial mask 2007 [75]

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