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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 13

Research Article

Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus screening for the detection of asymptomatically infected patients in hematology and oncology

Baier C, Linderkamp C, Beilken A, Thol F, Heuser M, Ebadi E, Ganzenmueller T, Heim A, Bange FC
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2018; 13:Doc08 (20180924)
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Research Article

The rates of quinolone, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole and aminoglycoside resistance among Enterobacteriaceae isolated from urinary tract infections in Azerbaijan, Iran

Yekani M, Baghi Hossein Bannazadeh, Sefidan FY, Azargun R, Memar MY, Ghotaslou R
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2018; 13:Doc07 (20180816)
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Research Article

Cleaning and disinfection of surfaces in hospitals. Improvement in quality of structure, process and outcome in the hospitals in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, in 2016 compared to 2014

Hausemann A, Grünewald M, Otto U, Heudorf U
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2018; 13:Doc06 (20180717)
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Research Article

Seroconversion after needlestick injuries – analyses of statutory accident insurance claims in Germany

Dulon M, Wendeler D, Nienhaus A
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2018; 13:Doc05 (20180706)
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Research Article

Rate of antibiotic prescriptions in German outpatient care – are the guidelines followed or are they still exceeded?

Zweigner J, Meyer E, Gastmeier P, Schwab F
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2018; 13:Doc04 (20180313)
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Research Article

MRSA prevalence among patient transport staff in Hamburg

Schablon A, Kleinmüller O, Nienhaus A, Peters C
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2018; 13:Doc03 (20180313)
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Research Article

Molecular analysis of integrons and antimicrobial resistance profile in Shigella spp. isolated from acute pediatric diarrhea patients

Soltan Dallal MM, Omidi S, Douraghi M, Haghi Ashtiani MT, Sharifi Yazdi MK, Okazi A
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2018; 13:Doc02 (20180131)
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Research Article

Antimicrobial properties of lactic acid bacteria isolated from traditional yogurt and milk against Shigella strains

Zare Mirzaei E, Lashani E, Davoodabadi A
GMS Hyg Infect Control 2018; 13:Doc01 (20180116)
With Erratum (Jan 17, 2018)
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