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GMS Hygiene and Infection Control

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Krankenhaushygiene (DGKH)

ISSN 2196-5226

Welcome

GMS Hygiene and Infection Control is an international open access e-journal. The journal publishes research articles, review articles and case reports from the field of infection control and prevention. Please read the “Aims & Scope” for further information.

The journal offers experts from the field of infection control and hospital hygiene the opportunity to publish their results online. Every submission is subject to a thorough peer review. The articles are published in English language supplemented by a German abstract. They are available online for anyone interested: immediately, permanently and free of charge. The journal serves as official publication organ of the German Society of Hospital Hygiene (DGKH).

Up to 2012 the journal has been published under the title GMS Krankenhaushygiene Interdisziplinär.


Recent Publications
GMS Hygiene and Infection Control Volume 17

Review Article

Optimized perioperative management (fast-track, ERAS) to enhance postoperative recovery in elective colorectal surgery

Schwenk W
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2022; 17:Doc10 (20220623)
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Research Article

COVID-19: Development and implementation of a video-conference-based educational concept to improve the hygiene skills of health and nursing professionals in the Republic of Kosovo

Macht L, Worlitzsch D, Braijoshri N, Bequiri P, Zudock J, Zilezinski M, Stoevesandt D, Smith J, Hofstetter S
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2022; 17:Doc09 (20220603)
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Review Article

Health promotion through structured oral hygiene and good tooth alignment

Kramer A, Splieth C
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2022; 17:Doc08 (20220510)
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Guideline

Infection prevention requirements for the medical care of immunosuppressed patients: recommendations of the Commission for Hospital Hygiene and Infection Prevention (KRINKO) at the Robert Koch Institute

Commission for Hospital Hygiene and Infection Prevention (KRINKO)
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2022; 17:Doc07 (20220413)
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Research Article

Determining the need for additional training among hospital infection-control workforce – results from a multicentric survey within the multiresistance network of southern Lower Saxony (MRNS), Germany

Barre F, Kaba H, Dresselhaus I, Mayr E, Voigt M, Schaumann R, Dierks ML, Scheithauer S
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2022; 17:Doc06 (20220411)
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Research Article

ESBL production and carbapenem resistance increased the secondary bloodstream infection rates in intensive care units in Turkey, 2014–2019

Hekimoglu CH, Yildiz SS, Sahan S, Batir E, Yildirim Gozel E, Altun D, Pehlivanturk G, Comce M, Kara F
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2022; 17:Doc05 (20220411)
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Research Article

COVID-19 infections in staff of an emergency care hospital after the first wave of the pandemic in Germany

Stüven P, Mühlenbruch G, Evenschor-Ascheid A, Conzen E, Peters C, Schablon A, Nienhaus A
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2022; 17:Doc04 (20220301)
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Letter to the Editor

A recommendation of PHTALOX® for preventing infection and progression of COVID-19: a 1-year summarized update of scientific approaches

da Fonseca Orcina B, Reia VCB, Simão ANC, Lonni AASG, Fernandes TMF, Poleti ML, Vilhena FV, da Silva Santos PS
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2022; 17:Doc03 (20220131)
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Research Article

An uncommon cause of tinea: Trichophyton violaceum in a German kindergarten – outbreak report and quantitative analysis of epidemiological data from Europe

Feußner C, Karrer S, Lampl BMJ
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2022; 17:Doc02 (20220127)
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Review Article

Bacteriophages and related endolysins for reduction of microorganisms in the human body – a systematic review

Özal D, Arndt A, Thomé M
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2022; 17:Doc01 (20220117)
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