Special Populations

Special Populations Resource Library

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Special Populations

Infection Prevention and Control in the Health Care Setting

Disinfection, Sterilization, and Control of Hospital Waste

Infections Caused by Percutaneous Intravascular Devices

Nosocomial Pneumonia

Health Care-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Health Care-Acquired Hepatitis

Transfusion- and Transplantation-Transmitted Infections

Infections in the Immunocompromised Host: General Principles

Prophylaxis and Empirical Therapy of Infection in Cancer Patients

Infections in Recipients of Hematopoetic Stem Cell Transplants

Infections in Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients

Infections in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

Infections in Older Adults

Infections in Asplenic Patients

Infections in Injection Drug Users

Surgical Site Infections and Antimicrobial Prophylaxis





Protection of Travelers

Infections in Returning Travelers


LGBTQ+ population

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