Infection Prevention and Control for Ebola in Health Care Settings - West Africa and United States.

@article{Hageman2016InfectionPA,
  title={Infection Prevention and Control for Ebola in Health Care Settings - West Africa and United States.},
  author={Jeffrey C. Hageman and Carmen Hazim and Katie Wilson and Paul J Malpiedi and Neil Gupta and Sarah J. V. Bennett and Amy R Kolwaite and Abbigail J. Tumpey and Kristin J Brinsley-Rainisch and Bryan S Christensen and Carolyn Gould and Angela S Fisher and Michael A. Jhung and Douglas R. Hamilton and Kerri Moran and Lisa Delaney and Chad Dowell and Michael Bell and Arjun Srinivasan and Melissa Schaefer and Ryan P. Fagan and Nedghie Adrien and Nora Chea and Benjamin J. Park},
  journal={MMWR supplements},
  year={2016},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={50-6}
}
The 2014-2016 Ebola virus disease (Ebola) epidemic in West Africa underscores the need for health care infection prevention and control (IPC) practices to be implemented properly and consistently to interrupt transmission of pathogens in health care settings to patients and health care workers. Training and assessing IPC practices in general health care facilities not designated as Ebola treatment units or centers became a priority for CDC as the number of Ebola virus transmissions among health… CONTINUE READING
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