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1.

Hand Rubbing with Sprayed Alcohol-Based Hand Rub: An Alternative Method for Effective Hand Hygiene.

Xian Tan JB, de Kraker MEA, Pires D, Soule H, Pittet D.

J Hosp Infect. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0195-6701(20)30056-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2020.02.008. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
32068015
2.

Assessment of hand hygiene facilities and staff compliance in a large tertiary health care facility in northern Nigeria: a cross sectional study.

Onyedibe KI, Shehu NY, Pires D, Isa SE, Okolo MO, Gomerep SS, Ibrahim C, Igbanugo SJ, Odesanya RU, Olayinka A, Egah DZ, Pittet D.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2020 Feb 11;9(1):30. doi: 10.1186/s13756-020-0693-1.

3.

Emojis in public health and how they might be used for hand hygiene and infection prevention and control.

Lotfinejad N, Assadi R, Aelami MH, Pittet D.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2020 Feb 10;9(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s13756-020-0692-2. Review.

4.

"Infection prevention and control idea challenge" contest: a fresh view on medical education and problem solving.

Arianpoor A, Zarifian A, Askari E, Akhavan-Rezayat A, Dayyani M, Rahimian A, Amini E, Amel R, Ziaeemehr A, Zingg W, Aelami MH, Pittet D.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2020 Feb 7;9(1):26. doi: 10.1186/s13756-020-0688-y.

5.

Applying thematic synthesis to interpretation and commentary in epidemiological studies: identifying what contributes to successful interventions to promote hand hygiene in patient care.

Drey N, Gould D, Purssell E, Chudleigh J, Moralejo D, Gallagher R, Jeanes A, Wigglesworth N, Pittet D.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2020 Feb 4. pii: bmjqs-2019-009833. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2019-009833. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
32019823
6.

Train-the-Trainers in hand hygiene: a standardized approach to guide education in infection prevention and control.

Tartari E, Fankhauser C, Masson-Roy S, Márquez-Villarreal H, Fernández Moreno I, Rodriguez Navas ML, Sarabia O, Bellissimo-Rodrigues F, Hernández-de Mezerville M, Lee YF, Aelami MH, Mehtar S, Agostinho A, Camilleri L, Allegranzi B, Pires D, Pittet D.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Dec 30;8(1):206. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0666-4.

7.

Correction to: Train-the-Trainers in hand hygiene: a standardized approach to guide education in infection prevention and control.

Tartari E, Fankhauser C, Masson-Roy S, Márquez-Villarreal H, Moreno IF, Navas MLR, Sarabia O, Bellissimo-Rodrigues F, Mezerville MH, Lee YF, Aelami MH, Mehtar S, Agostinho A, Camilleri L, Allegranzi B, Pires D, Pittet D.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2020 Jan 31;9(1):24. doi: 10.1186/s13756-020-0687-z.

8.

Hand hygiene promotion delivered by change agents-Two attitudes, similar outcome.

Lee YF, McLaws ML, Ong LM, Amir Husin S, Chua HH, Wong SY, Pittet D, Zingg W.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Mar;41(3):273-279. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.339. Epub 2020 Jan 13.

PMID:
31928551
9.

Train-the-Trainers in hand hygiene: a standardized approach to guide education in infection prevention and control.

Tartari E, Fankhauser C, Masson-Roy S, Márquez-Villarreal H, Fernández Moreno I, Rodriguez Navas ML, Sarabia O, Bellissimo-Rodrigues F, Hernández-de Mezerville M, Lee YF, Aelami MH, Mehtar S, Agostinho A, Camilleri L, Allegranzi B, Pires D, Pittet D.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Dec 30;8:206. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0666-4. eCollection 2019. Erratum in: Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2020 Jan 31;9(1):24.

10.

Hand hygiene - social network analysis of peer-identified and management-selected change agents.

Lee YF, McLaws ML, Ong LM, Amir Husin S, Chua HH, Wong SY, Pittet D, Zingg W.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Nov 28;8:195. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0644-x. eCollection 2019.

11.

Blood collection guidelines for inpatients and outpatients, home-based care and long-term care facilities.

Jain S, Chraiti MN, Pittet D, Mclaws ML.

J Hosp Infect. 2019 Nov 30. pii: S0195-6701(19)30455-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2019.10.017. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
31796238
12.

Influenza and Alcohol-Based Handrub: the Danger of Ignoring Clinical Relevance.

Peters A, Pittet D.

mSphere. 2019 Nov 27;4(6). pii: e00719-19. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00719-19. No abstract available.

13.

Missed vaccinations and critical care admission: all you may wish to know or rediscover-a narrative review.

Pittet LF, Abbas M, Siegrist CA, Pittet D.

Intensive Care Med. 2019 Nov 26. doi: 10.1007/s00134-019-05862-0. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

PMID:
31773179
14.

Acceptability and tolerability of alcohol-based hand hygiene products for elderly residents in long-term care: a crossover study.

O'Donoghue M, Ho JMC, Pittet D, Suen LKP.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Oct 29;8:165. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0610-7. eCollection 2019.

15.

Alcohol-based hand rub and influenza A: the danger of publishing a flawed study with no clinical relevance.

Peters A, Frat E, Iten A, Sauser J, Schibler M, Pittet D.

J Hosp Infect. 2020 Jan;104(1):120-122. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2019.10.004. Epub 2019 Oct 10. No abstract available.

PMID:
31606432
16.

Hand antisepsis without decreasing efficacy by shortening the rub-in time of alcohol-based handrubs to 15 seconds.

Harnoss JC, Dancer SJ, Kaden CF, Baguhl R, Kohlmann T, Papke R, Zygmunt M, Assadian O, Suchomel M, Pittet D, Kramer A.

J Hosp Infect. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0195-6701(19)30364-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2019.09.004. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31513881
17.

Antimicrobial use in acute care hospitals: national point prevalence survey on healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use, Switzerland, 2017.

Zingg W, Metsini A, Gardiol C, Balmelli C, Behnke M, Troillet N, Widmer A, Pittet D, On Behalf Of The Swissnoso Network.

Euro Surveill. 2019 Aug;24(33). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2019.24.33.1900015.

18.

National point prevalence survey on healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals, Switzerland, 2017.

Zingg W, Metsini A, Balmelli C, Neofytos D, Behnke M, Gardiol C, Widmer A, Pittet D, On Behalf Of The Swissnoso Network.

Euro Surveill. 2019 Aug;24(32). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2019.24.32.1800603.

19.

"Clean Care for All-It's in Your Hands": The 5th of May 2019 World Health Organization SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands Campaign.

Peters A, Borzykowski T, Tartari E, Kilpatrick C, Mai SHC, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

J Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 22. pii: jiz086. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz086. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
31329918
20.

Glycerol content within the WHO ethanol-based handrub formulation: balancing tolerability with antimicrobial efficacy.

Menegueti MG, Laus AM, Ciol MA, Auxiliadora-Martins M, Basile-Filho A, Gir E, Pires D, Pittet D, Bellissimo-Rodrigues F.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Jun 24;8:109. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0553-z. eCollection 2019.

21.

Antibacterial efficacy of handrubbing for 15 versus 30 seconds: EN 1500-based randomized experimental study with different loads of Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli.

Pires D, Soule H, Bellissimo-Rodrigues F, de Kraker MEA, Pittet D.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Jul;25(7):851-856. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.10.012. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

PMID:
31203871
22.

Hand hygiene in low- and middle-income countries.

Loftus MJ, Guitart C, Tartari E, Stewardson AJ, Amer F, Bellissimo-Rodrigues F, Lee YF, Mehtar S, Sithole BL, Pittet D.

Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Sep;86:25-30. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.06.002. Epub 2019 Jun 9. Review.

23.

Broadening the infection prevention and control network globally; 2017 Geneva IPC-think tank (part 3).

Zingg W, Storr J, Park BJ, Jernigan JA, Harbarth S, Grayson ML, Tacconelli E, Allegranzi B, Cardo D, Pittet D; 2017 Geneva-IPC Think Tank.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 May 10;8:74. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0528-0. eCollection 2019.

24.

Implementation research for the prevention of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections; 2017 Geneva infection prevention and control (IPC)-think tank (part 1).

Zingg W, Storr J, Park BJ, Ahmad R, Tarrant C, Castro-Sanchez E, Tomczyk S, Kilpatrick C, Allegranzi B, Cardo D, Pittet D; 2017 Geneva IPC-Think Tank.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 May 28;8:87. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0527-1. eCollection 2019.

25.

Technology for the prevention of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections; 2017 Geneva IPC-Think Tank (Part 2).

Zingg W, Park BJ, Storr J, Ahmad R, Tarrant C, Castro-Sanchez E, Perencevich E, Widmer A, Krause KH, Kilpatrick C, Tomczyk S, Allegranzi B, Cardo D, Pittet D; 2017 Geneva IPC-Think Tank.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 May 22;8:83. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0538-y. eCollection 2019.

26.

Infection prevention: laying an essential foundation for quality universal health coverage.

Allegranzi B, Donaldson LJ, Kilpatrick C, Syed S, Twyman A, Kelley E, Pittet D.

Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Jun;7(6):e698-e700. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30174-3. Epub 2019 May 3. No abstract available.

27.

"Clean Care for All-It's in Your Hands": The 5 May 2019 World Health Organization SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands Campaign.

Peters A, Borzykowski T, Tartari E, Kilpatrick C, Mai SHC, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 13;69(11):2026-2028. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz236. No abstract available.

PMID:
31055596
28.

Hand hygiene: Sounds easy, but not when it comes to implementation.

Kilpatrick C, Bourqui L, Peters A, Guitart C, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

J Infect Public Health. 2019 May - Jun;12(3):301-303. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2019.04.008. Epub 2019 Apr 30. No abstract available.

29.

2019 WHO hand hygiene campaign and global survey: clean care for all-it's in your hands.

Peters A, Tartari E, Mai SHC, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2019 May;19(5):463-464. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30174-4. No abstract available.

PMID:
31034384
30.

Clean care for all-it's in your hands: The May 5, 2019, World Health Organization's "SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands" campaign.

Peters A, Borzykowski T, Tartari E, Kilpatrick C, Chuen Mai SH, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jun;40(6):735-736. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.86. Epub 2019 Apr 29. No abstract available. Erratum in: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jul;40(7):838.

31.

"Clean care for all-it's in your hands"; the May 5th, 2019, World Health Organization's SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign.

Peters A, Borzykowski T, Tartari E, Kilpatrick C, Mai SHC, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 May;47(5):480-481. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.02.021. No abstract available.

PMID:
31023456
32.

"Clean care for all-it's in your hands": the May 5th, 2019 World Health Organization SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign.

Peters A, Borzykowski T, Tartari E, Kilpatrick C, Mai SHC, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Apr 17;8:64. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0513-7. eCollection 2019. No abstract available.

33.

"Clean care for all - it's in your hands": the May 5th, 2019 World Health Organization SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign.

Peters A, Borzykowski T, Tartari E, Kilpatrick C, Mai SHC, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

J Infect. 2019 May;78(5):409-421. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.04.008. No abstract available.

PMID:
31006477
34.

Monitoring your institution: the WHO hand hygiene self-assessment framework-is it worth it?

Tartari E, Muthukumaran P, Peters A, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Aug;25(8):925-928. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.04.009. Epub 2019 Apr 12. No abstract available.

PMID:
30986556
35.

Scenario-based simulation training for the WHO hand hygiene self-assessment framework.

Tartari E, Fankhauser C, Peters A, Sithole BL, Timurkaynak F, Masson-Roy S, Allegranzi B, Pires D, Pittet D.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Mar 28;8:58. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0511-9. eCollection 2019.

36.

"Clean care for all - It's in your hands": The May 5th, 2019 World Health Organization SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign.

Peters A, Borzykowski T, Tartari E, Kilpatrick C, Mai HCS, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

Int J Infect Dis. 2019 May;82:135-136. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.04.001. Epub 2019 Apr 4. No abstract available.

37.

'Clean care for all - it's in your hands': the 5th May 2019 World Health Organization SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign.

Peters A, Borzykowski T, Tartari E, Kilpatrick C, Mai HCS, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

J Hosp Infect. 2019 Mar 1. pii: S0195-6701(19)30103-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2019.02.020. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
30831188
38.

Implementation of infection prevention and control in acute care hospitals in Mainland China - a systematic review.

Wang J, Liu F, Tan JBX, Harbarth S, Pittet D, Zingg W.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Feb 11;8:32. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0481-y. eCollection 2019.

39.

Impact of participation in a surgical site infection surveillance network: results from a large international cohort study.

Abbas M, de Kraker MEA, Aghayev E, Astagneau P, Aupee M, Behnke M, Bull A, Choi HJ, de Greeff SC, Elgohari S, Gastmeier P, Harrison W, Koek MBG, Lamagni T, Limon E, Løwer HL, Lyytikäinen O, Marimuthu K, Marquess J, McCann R, Prantner I, Presterl E, Pujol M, Reilly J, Roberts C, Segagni Lusignani L, Si D, Szilágyi E, Tanguy J, Tempone S, Troillet N, Worth LJ, Pittet D, Harbarth S.

J Hosp Infect. 2019 Jul;102(3):267-276. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.12.003. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

40.

Migrant and refugee populations: a public health and policy perspective on a continuing global crisis.

Abbas M, Aloudat T, Bartolomei J, Carballo M, Durieux-Paillard S, Gabus L, Jablonka A, Jackson Y, Kaojaroen K, Koch D, Martinez E, Mendelson M, Petrova-Benedict R, Tsiodras S, Christie D, Saam M, Hargreaves S, Pittet D.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2018 Sep 20;7:113. doi: 10.1186/s13756-018-0403-4. eCollection 2018. Review.

41.

Hand hygiene in hospitals: anatomy of a revolution.

Vermeil T, Peters A, Kilpatrick C, Pires D, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

J Hosp Infect. 2019 Apr;101(4):383-392. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.09.003. Epub 2018 Sep 17. Review.

PMID:
30237118
42.

Conflicts of interest in infection prevention and control research: no smoke without fire. A narrative review.

Abbas M, Pires D, Peters A, Morel CM, Hurst S, Holmes A, Saito H, Allegranzi B, Lucet JC, Zingg W, Harbarth S, Pittet D.

Intensive Care Med. 2018 Oct;44(10):1679-1690. doi: 10.1007/s00134-018-5361-z. Epub 2018 Sep 11. Review.

PMID:
30206643
43.

Enterococcus faecium tolerance to isopropanol: from good science to misinformation.

Pittet D, Peters A, Tartari E.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Oct;18(10):1065-1066. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30542-5. Epub 2018 Sep 4. No abstract available.

PMID:
30194037
44.

Fighting the good fight: the fallout of fake news in infection prevention and why context matters.

Peters A, Tartari E, Lotfinejad N, Parneix P, Pittet D.

J Hosp Infect. 2018 Dec;100(4):365-370. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.08.001. Epub 2018 Aug 6. Review.

PMID:
30092290
45.

Global hand hygiene improvement progress: two surveys using the WHO Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework.

Kilpatrick C, Tartari E, Gayet-Ageron A, Storr J, Tomczyk S, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

J Hosp Infect. 2018 Oct;100(2):202-206. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.07.036. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

PMID:
30071266
46.

Implementing infection prevention practices across European hospitals: an in-depth qualitative assessment.

Clack L, Zingg W, Saint S, Casillas A, Touveneau S, da Liberdade Jantarada F, Willi U, van der Kooi T, Damschroder LJ, Forman JH, Harrod M, Krein S, Pittet D, Sax H; PROHIBIT Consortium.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Oct;27(10):771-780. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2017-007675. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

47.

Correction to: Antimicrobial-coated sutures to decrease surgical site infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Wu X, Kubilay NZ, Ren J, Allegranzi B, Bischoff P, Zayed B, Pittet D, Li J.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Oct;37(10):2031-2034. doi: 10.1007/s10096-018-3257-z.

PMID:
29797096
48.

Preventing sepsis in health care - It's in your hands: A World Health Organization call to action.

Kilpatrick C, Saito H, Allegranzi B, Pittet D.

J Infect Prev. 2018 May;19(3):104-106. doi: 10.1177/1757177418769146. Epub 2018 May 4. No abstract available.

49.

Native septic arthritis is not an immediate surgical emergency.

Lauper N, Davat M, Gjika E, Müller C, Belaieff W, Pittet D, Lipsky BA, Hannouche D, Uçkay I.

J Infect. 2018 Jul;77(1):47-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2018.02.015. Epub 2018 May 6.

PMID:
29742468
50.

Preventing sepsis in healthcare - 200 years after the birth of Ignaz Semmelweis.

Pittet D, Allegranzi B.

Euro Surveill. 2018 May;23(18). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.18.18-00222. No abstract available.

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