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Volume 104, Issue 3

Pages 245-396 (March 2020)

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    1. Editorial Board

      Page i
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  1. Publisher's Note

    1. Journal of Hospital Infection to move to Article-Based Publishing

      Page 245
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  2. Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    1. Review

      1. Persistence of coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents

        Pages 246-251
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    2. Opinion

      1. Novel coronavirus is putting the whole world on alert

        Pages 252-253
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    3. Letter to the Editor

      1. Preparedness and proactive infection control measures against the emerging novel coronavirus in China

        Pages 254-255
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  3. Lowbury Lecture

    1. From ‘one size fits all’ to personalized infection prevention

      Pages 256-260
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  4. Environmental Cleanliness

    1. Original Articles

      1. Comparative evaluation of a novel fluorescent marker and environmental surface cultures to assess the efficacy of environmental cleaning practices at a tertiary care hospital

        Pages 261-268
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      2. Financial and temporal costs of patient isolation in Norwegian hospitals

        Pages 269-275
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      3. Microbiological evaluation of environmental cleanliness in haematopoietic cell transplant patient rooms: implementing JACIE standards

        Pages 276-282
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      4. Specific antibacterial activity of copper alloy touch surfaces in five long-term care facilities for older adults

        Pages 283-292
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      5. Can environmental contamination be explained by particular traits associated with patients?

        Pages 293-297
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    2. Letters to the Editor

      1. Microbiological contamination of clipboards used for patient records in intensive care units

        Pages 298-300
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      2. Quality of hospital air

        Pages 300-301
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  5. Surgical Site Infection

    1. Original Articles

      1. Mucosal impact of alcoholic povidone-iodine indicated in preoperative disinfection

        Pages 302-304
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      2. Laminar flow does not affect risk of prosthetic joint infection after primary total knee replacement in Asian patients

        Pages 305-308
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      3. Genetic relationship between bacteria isolated from intraoperative air samples and surgical site infections at a major teaching hospital in Ghana

        Pages 309-320
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      4. Surveillance of surgical site infection in a teaching hospital in Ghana: a prospective cohort study

        Pages 321-327
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    2. Short Reports

      1. How do surgeons feel about the ‘Getting it Right First Time’ national audit? Results from a qualitative assessment

        Pages 328-331
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      2. Negative pressure wound therapy in elective stoma reversal surgery: results of a UK district general hospital pilot

        Pages 332-335
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  6. General Papers

    1. Original Articles

      1. Comparing mask fit and usability of traditional and nanofibre N95 filtering facepiece respirators before and after nursing procedures

        Pages 336-343
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      2. Adherence to personal protective equipment use among nurses in Japanese tertiary care hospitals: what determines variability?

        Pages 344-349
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      3. Risk factors for Clostridioides difficile infection in hospitalized patients and associated mortality in Japan: a multi-centre prospective cohort study

        Pages 350-357
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      4. Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis: comparative analysis in cancer patients with underlying haematologic malignancies versus solid tumours

        Pages 358-364
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      5. Reduction of turnaround time for non-tuberculous mycobacteria detection in heater–cooler units by propidium monoazide–real-time polymerase chain reaction

        Pages 365-373
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      6. Do pneumatic tube transport systems transmit potential pathogens? A hygienic risk assessment in a university hospital

        Pages 374-380
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    2. Review

      1. Evaluation of polymerase chain reaction assays for direct screening of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae from rectal swabs: a diagnostic meta-analysis

        Pages 381-389
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    3. Letters to the Editor

      1. Re: Ultraclean air systems and the claim that laminar airflow systems fail to prevent deep infections after total joint arthroplasty

        Pages 390-391
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      2. Reply to E. Houltz

        Pages 391-393
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      3. Unsafe small clinics cause new human immunodeficiency virus outbreaks in Pakistan

        Pages 393-394
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      4. HCV and HIV epidemics among the staff of small clinics in Pakistan: a possible future scenario

        Pages 394-395
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      5. Procalcitonin use in the presence of ambiguous physiological parameters: a help or a hindrance on the acute medical unit?

        Pages 395-396
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ISSN: 0195-6701

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