Monthly Archives: March 2021

Three opportunities to boost implementation science at a critical time of need

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Implementation science is an emerging field with a tremendous capacity to improve the global healthcare landscape. In this blog, Implementation Science Communications Associate Editors, Bev Holmes & Alison Hamilton, expand upon implementation science as a field of study, and explore three opportunities that would push this emerging field forward at a time of critical need.


Do droplets and airborne contamination cause false positives in COVID-19 tests?


The rapid spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic urged immense testing capacities as one cornerstone of infection control. There have, of course, been concerns about false positives due to the high numbers of people testing positive for SARS-CoV2. A new paper from University Hospital Zurich and University of Zurich in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control investigated whether or not sampling tubes are being inadvertently contaminated by infected individuals.