The Journal of Hospital Infection is the official scientific journal of the Healthcare Infection Society

The JHI seeks to promote collaboration between the many disciplines in infection prevention and control in different countries, resulting in multidisciplinary and international coverage of the latest developments. The Editor-in-Chief invites submissions of original papers, leading articles and correspondence in English, on all aspects of healthcare-associated infection as well as reviews on subjects of current interest.     

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New reviews in the February JHI include work on the prevalence and mortality rate of sepsis among adults admitted to hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa (Kiya et al.) and an investigation of influential factors human antibiotic prescribing (Acampora et al.). Original research this month covers central-line-associated bloodstream infection burden among Dutch NICU (Jansen et al.) and game-based training to improve the compliance of hospital pharmacy operators with handwashing guidelines (Garnier et al.).