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National Center for Medical Intelligence (formerly Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center)

DoD Deployment Health Clinical Center (PD Health)

DoD Force Health Protection and Readiness (formerly Deployment Health Support)

US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine (CHPPM)

DoD Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System (DoD-GEIS)

Military Vaccine Agency (MILVAX)

Infection Control and Treatment of Healthcare-associated Infections Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC infection control guidelines

Prevention and control of seasonal influenza with vaccines. Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP), 2009 MMWR 2009;58(RR-8):1-56

Guideline for disinfection and sterilization in healthcare facilities, 2008 click here

CDC/NHSN surveillance definition of health care-associated infection and criteria for specific types of infections in the acute care setting Am J Infect Control 2008;36:309-322

Recommendations for postexposure interventions to prevent infect with hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, or human immunodeficiency virus, and tetanus in persons wounded during bombings and similar mass-casualty events - United States, 2008 MMWR 2008;57(RR-6):1-21

Guideline for isolation precautions: preventing transmission of infectious agents in healthcare settings 2007 click here

Management of multidrug-resistant organisms in healthcare settings, 2006 click here

Guidelines for preventing the transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in health-care settings, 2005 MMWR 2005;54(RR-17):1-141

Updated USPHS guidelines for the management of occupational exposures to HIV and recommendations for post-exposure prophylaxis - 2005 MMWR 2005;54(RR-9);1-17

Guideline for environmental infection control in health-care facilities, 2003 click here

Guidelines for infection control in dental health-care settings - 2003 MMWR 2003;52(RR-17):1-61

Guideline for hand hygiene in health-care settings: recommendations of the HICPAC and the HICPAC/ SHEA/APIC/IDSA Hand Hygiene Task Force MMWR 2002;51(RR-16):1-45 or Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2002;23(Suppl):S3-S40

Guidelines for the management of occupational exposures to hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV and recommendations for postexposure prophylaxis MMWR. 2001;50(RR-11):1-52

Guidelines for infection control in health care personnel, 1998 click here

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

SHEA infection control guidelines

SHEA/IDSA Compendium of Strategies to Prevent HAIs in Acute Care Settings Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2008:29(Suppl 1):S1-S92

Multi-society guideline for the reprocessing flexible gastrointestinal endoscopes Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2003;24:532-537

Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2002;23:759-769 or Clin Infect Dis 2002;35:1281-1307

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

IDSA Guidelines

IDSA and SHEA guidelines for developing an institutional program to enhance antimicrobial stewardship Clin Infect Dis 2007;44:159-177

Guidelines for evaluation of new fever in critically ill adult patients: 2008 update from the ACCCM and the IDSA Crit Care Med 2008;36:1330-1349

Guidelines for the management of intravascular catheter-related infections Clin Infect Dis 2001;32:1249-1272

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS Guidelines

ATS/CDC/IDSA: Guidelines for the management of adults with hospital-acquired, ventilator-associated, and healthcare-associated pneumonia Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2005;171:388-416

ATS/CDC/IDSA: Controlling tuberculosis in the United States Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2005;172:1169-227

Joint Theater Trauma System (JTTS)

links for several guidelines available on secure internet site (, under Joint Theater Trauma Registry (JTTR)

Prevention and Management of Combat-related Infections Clinical Practice Guidelines Consensus Conference

Guidelines for the prevention of infections following combat-related injuries J Trauma 2008;64:S211-S220

Surviving Sepsis Campaign

Surviving sepsis campaign: International guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock: 2008 Crit Care Med 2008;36:296-327

Clinical practice parameters for hemodynamic support of pediatric and neonatal patients in septic shock Crit Care Med 2002;30:1365-1378