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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 15

Research Article

Test methods for surface disinfection: comparison of the Wiperator ASTM standard E2967-15 and the 4-field test EN 16615

Jacobshagen A, Gemein S, Exner M, Gebel J
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2020; 15:Doc04 (20200401)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article

Multidrug-resistant bacteria in a paediatric palliative care inpatient unit: results of a one year surveillance

Schmidt P, Hasan C, Simon A, Geffers C, Wager J, Zernikow B
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2020; 15:Doc03 (20200219)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Postion Paper

Requirements for hygienically safe, environmentally friendly dispensers for hand disinfectants and hand washing preparations

Kramer A
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2020; 15:Doc02 (20200219)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article

Questionnaire based evaluation of the motivation of surgically treated patients to participate in preventative hygiene measures

Exner DP, Stoffels ME, Exner M, Engelhart S, Kalff JC, Schmithausen RM
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2020; 15:Doc01 (20200114)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]