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Legionella Guidebook

Legionella Guidebook

Whether you’re studying for certification, are new to Legionella, or need a handy reference, Puzzled by Legionella? A Guide to Understanding Prevention, Detection, and Water Management is for you!

Women & Business July 2019: Janet E. Stout

Pittsburgh Magazine’s Women and Business Recognizes Dr. Janet E. Stout, President and Director, Special Pathogens Laboratory During her time in college at Clarion University, Janet Stout was originally interested in microbiology. When it was time for her to...

Infection Preventionists Lead the Team!

Infection preventionists are the leaders of the overall efforts to prevent healthcare-association infections within a healthcare facility. As the leader, the infection preventionist has many roles including educator, collaborator, liaison, consultant, evaluator and...

6 Infection Prevention Tips

International Infection Prevention week is a week to highlight the role of infection prevention plays in patient safety. Infection prevention is everyone’s responsibility. Did you know there are things each one of us can do to prevent the spread of infection in...

IPs Respond to CMS Legionella Directive

Almost a year has passed since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a compliance memorandum telling healthcare systems to perform risk assessments and implement water safety programs to prevent patients from acquiring Legionnaires’ disease...