B I Duerden
Affiliation: Veterinary Laboratories Agency
- Twenty-first-century medical microbiology services in the UKBrian Duerden
Microbiology and Infection Control at the Department of Health, 644B Skipton House, London SE1 6LH, UK
Nat Rev Microbiol 3:979-83. 2005..Here, I outline my thoughts on the need for these new resources and the ways in which clinical microbiology services in the UK can best meet the demands of the twenty-first century...
- Health protection: microbiology and the public health response to the bioterrorism threatBrian I Duerden
Department of Health, Wellington House, 133 155 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UG, UK
Anaerobe 12:59-62. 2006
- Opinion on Millar et al., 'Are meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection targets fair to those with other types of healthcare-associated infection or cost-effective?'B Duerden
Department of Health, London, UK
J Hosp Infect 69:6-7; discussion 89. 2008
- Controlling healthcare-associated infections in the NHSBrian Duerden
Department of Health, London
Clin Med 8:140-3. 2008..Clinicians must recognise their responsibilities for patient safety and take a lead role in ensuring good practice to reduce HCAI...
- Responsibility for managing healthcare-associated infections: where does the buck stop?B I Duerden
Department of Health, Wellington House, 133 155, Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UG, UK
J Hosp Infect 73:414-7. 2009....
- Contribution of a government target to controlling Clostridium difficile in the NHS in EnglandBrian I Duerden
Inspector of Microbiology and Infection Control, Department of Health, Wellington House, London, UK
Anaerobe 17:175-9. 2011..Achievement of the target is not the end of the road; it is to be transformed into an objective (benchmark) for 2011 and beyond based on median rates to maintain pressure for reduction...
- Soft tissue infections caused by spore-forming bacteria in injecting drug users in the United KingdomM M Brett
Food Safety Microbiology Laboratory, Health Protection Agency Specialist and Reference Microbiology Division, London, UK
Epidemiol Infect 133:575-82. 2005..Clinicians and laboratories must report such cases (or likely cases) rapidly so that clusters can be rapidly identified, in order to control disease. Prevention relies on tetanus immunization...
- Confronting infection in the English National Health ServiceBrian I Duerden
Microbiology and Infection Control, Department of Health, London, UK
J Hosp Infect 65:23-6. 2007