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Society guidelines for best practices

Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control is pleased to announce a new collection where associated societies are able to make their guidelines available to a broader audience. These guidelines were prepared by the societies and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control or its Editors.

This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have been checked by reviewers for major discrepancies with the existing literature, however, the society stays responsible for the content of their guidelines.

View all collections published in Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control.

  1. Content type: Guidelines article

    Antimicrobial use in food-producing animals selects for antimicrobial resistance that can be transmitted to humans via food or other transmission routes. The World Health Organization (WHO) in 2005 ranked the ...

    Authors: Awa Aidara-Kane, Frederick J. Angulo, John M. Conly, Yuki Minato, Ellen K. Silbergeld, Scott A. McEwen and Peter J. Collignon

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018 7:7

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  2. Content type: Guidelines article

    Infections with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are increasingly being reported from patients in healthcare settings. They are associated with high patient morbidity, attributable mortality and hosp...

    Authors: A. P. Magiorakos, K. Burns, J. Rodríguez Baño, M. Borg, G. Daikos, U. Dumpis, J. C. Lucet, M. L. Moro, E. Tacconelli, G. Skov Simonsen, E. Szilágyi, A. Voss and J. T. Weber

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:113

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  3. Content type: Guidelines article

    Health care-associated infections (HAI) are a major public health problem with a significant impact on morbidity, mortality and quality of life. They represent also an important economic burden to health syste...

    Authors: Julie Storr, Anthony Twyman, Walter Zingg, Nizam Damani, Claire Kilpatrick, Jacqui Reilly, Lesley Price, Matthias Egger, M. Lindsay Grayson, Edward Kelley and Benedetta Allegranzi

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2017 6:6

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  4. Content type: Review

    This document is an executive summary of the APSIC Guide for Prevention of Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI). It describes key evidence-based care components of the Central Line Insertion...

    Authors: Moi Lin Ling, Anucha Apisarnthanarak, Namita Jaggi, Glenys Harrington, Keita Morikane, Le Thi Anh Thu, Patricia Ching, Victoria Villanueva, Zhiyong Zong, Jae Sim Jeong and Chun-Ming Lee

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2016 5:16

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  5. Content type: Guidelines article

    Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria (MDRGN), including extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) and multidrug-resistant glucose-nonfermenting Gram-negative bacilli (nonfermenters), have emerged and spread...

    Authors: Nuntra Suwantarat and Karen C. Carroll

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2016 5:15

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  6. Content type: Review

    This document is an executive summary of APSIC Guidelines for Environmental Cleaning and Decontamination. It describes best practices in routine cleaning and decontamination in healthcare facilities as well as...

    Authors: Moi Lin Ling, Anucha Apisarnthanarak, Le Thi Anh Thu, Victoria Villanueva, Costy Pandjaitan and Mohamad Yasim Yusof

    Citation: Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control 2015 4:58

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