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Method for assessment of the range efficacy of presoaked single-use wipes for surface disinfection
Sebastian Werner1*, Kathrin Naujox1, Marie-Elisabeth Rehm2, Erik Brückner2
(1 HygCen Germany GmbH; 2 Dr. Schumacher GmbH)
Hyg Med 2018; 43(11): E93 - E99.


“Real-life” hygiene routines in the operating room – a critical appraisal
Sabine Gleich, Bernarda Lindner
Department of Health and the Environment, City of Munich
Hyg Med 2016; 41(5): E71 - 79.

Quality of structures, processes and outcomes of hygiene in outpatient surgery facilities – observations from 2014 and 2015
Delia Warburg, Sabine Gleich
Department of Health and the Environment, City of Munich
Hyg Med 2016; 41(6): E93 - E103.

Zur aktuellen Situation des Läuserückfallfiebers / Louse-borne relapsing fever revisited
Volker Fingerle, Nikolaus Ackermann, Anne Belting, Martin Hoch, Bernhard Liebl, Gabriele Margos, Friedrich Pürner, Katharina Schönberger, Andreas Wieser, Andreas Sing
Hyg Med 2016; 41(11): D174 - D178.


Investigation of microbiological contamination of liquid soap dispensers from different risk areas of a university hospital
GleichS*, Vieweg C, von Baum H
Hyg Med 2015; 40 [6]: 236–241

The contribution of surface disinfection to prevent health care acquired infections
Meyer B*, Göhring N, Wishart E
Hyg Med 2015; 40 [5]: 188–191

HYGENDA 2013 hygiene in endoscope reprocessing:a study on the reprocessing of flexible endoscopes in hospitals and medical practices
Riebe O, Beilenhoff U, von Rheinbaben F, Werner S*
Hyg Med 2015; 40 [3]: 88–96

A flexible bronchoscope as a source of an outbreak with OXA-48 carbapenemase producing Klebsiella pneumoniae
Klefisch FR*, Schweizer C, Kola A, Zweigner J, Moter A, Hummel M
HygMed 2015; 40 [1/2]: 8–14


Influence of different ventilations systems upon the contamination of medical devices
Benen T, Wille F, Clausdorff L
HygMed 2013; 38 [4]: 142–146 

Comparative study of the skin tolerability of hand disinfectants using the BUS model
Pittermann W, Hildebrandt C, Prinz A, Lemanski S, Kietzmann M
HygMed 2013; 38 [4]: 134–141


Method for testing the cleaning efficacy of washer-disinfectors for flexible endoscopes
Wehrl M, Kircheis U
HygMed 2011; 36 [11]: 402–406

Processing of private clothing and linens in retirement and nursing homes
Wischnewski N
HygMed 2011; 36 [7/8]: 306–308

Hygienic processing of textile in private households – a study from practice
Bellante S, Engel A, Hatice T, Neumann A, Okyay G, Peters M, Vossebein L
HygMed 2011; 36 [7/8]: 300–305

Hygiene in commercial laundries
Heintz M, Bohnen J
HygMed 2011; 36 [7/8]: 292–299

Hygiene aspects in domestic laundry
Bockmühl D
HygMed 2011; 36 [7/8]: 280–286

Disinfection in the domestic area – what is really meaningful?
Kampf G, Dettenkofer M
HygMed 2011; 36 [1/2]: 8–11


Experiences with an new MRSA management regime in the Clinic Combine Southwest
Rünz T, Volbracht J, Weiß G, Kellner M
Hyg Med 2010; 35 [9]: 306–314

Dermal tolerance of two ethanol-based skin antiseptics and their auxiliary agents
Kampf G, Wigger-Alberti W, Schoder V, Wilhelm KP, Muscatiello M
Hyg Med 2010; 35 [4]: 112–116

Comparison between the efficacy of 89.5 % 1-propanol in shorter application times and the reference method of the DGHM for skin antisepsis
Reichel M, Heisig P, Kampf G
Hyg Med 2010; 35 [3]: 64–69


Evaluation of the cleaning efficacy of instruments for processing of handpieces
Schmid-Schwap M, Bristela M, Franz A, Kundi M, Piehslinger E, Stauffer F
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [12]: 518–521

Comparison of chemo resistance of Clostridium difficile ribotype 027 spores and Bacillus subtilis spores against desinfectants
Büttgen S, Gebel J, Hornei B, Engelhart S, Koch ONJ, Exner M
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [12]: 513–517

Infectious risks during bed making?
Hansen D, Krude J, Blahout B, Leisebein T, Dogru-Wiegand S, Bartylla T, Raffenberg M, Benner D, Popp W
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [12]: 508–512

Microbial contamination of computer user interfaces (keyboard, mouse) in a tertiary care centre under conditions of practice
Engelhart S, Fischnaller E, Simon A, Gebel J
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [12]: 504–507

Determination of the bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants against bacteria in dairies according to the DVG-guidelines
Abd El Aal SFA, Hunsinger B, Böhm R
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [11]: 463–471

Strictly anaerobic bacteria in sputum of cystic fibrosis children
Rintelen C, Borneff-Lipp M, Worlitzsch D
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [11]: 456–462

CDAD in neurologic rehabilitation – surveillance results from 2003 to 2007
Lauster F, Grosch I
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [9]: 357–360

Incidence of Clostridium-difficile-associated disease: first results of CDAD-KISS as component of the German nosocomial infection surveillance system
Weitzel-Kage D, Behnke M, Eckmanns T, Gastmeier P
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [9]: 353–356

Successful bundle of prevention measures against a high CDAD incidence at a university hospital
Mattner M, Winterfeld I, Knobloch J, Solbach W
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [9]: 346–352

Surface disinfection using a hydrogen peroxide aerosol
Pitten FA, Tilkes F, Keiner M
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [7/8]: 290–295

Relevance of economic efficiency analysis of decentralized and centralized reprocessing of patients' beds in a maximum-care hospital
Winkelmann C, Steffen Fleßa, Rainer Leisten, Axel Kramer
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [6]: 239–245

Inhalative exposure to glutardialdehyde – a risk for personnel during automated endoscope reprocessing?
Gerdes H, Krug B, Bloß R, Kelting M
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [6]: 232–238

Efficacy of surface and instrument disinfectants with sporicidal claims against spores of Clostridium difficile ribotype 027
Büttgen S, Gebel J, von Rheinbaben F, Hornei B, Engelhart S, Exner M
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [5]: 194–200

Intolerability to Lavasept® peritoneal lavage in experimentally induced peritonitis in the guinea pig
Berg A, Assadian O, Rudolph P, Mundkowski RG, Janda J, Kramer A
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [5]: 189–193

Clostridium difficile – what should be considered for an effective disinfection?
Kampf G
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [4]: 153–159

Fabric impregnation using acaricides: effective and safe method for the prevention of tick-infestation and tick-borne diseases
Faulde MK, Mross KG
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [4]: 135–141

Testing of disinfection procedures for dental prosthetic materials
Dürr M, Höhme J, Setz J, Borneff-Lipp M
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [3]: 86–91

Reprocessing of dental contra-angles – study of the efficacy of the washer-disinfector Turbocid®
Simonis A, Raab D, Martiny H
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [3]: 80–85

Automated thermal reprocessing of dental turbines and hand- and anglepieces
Dürr M, Dummert M, Schulz-Fincke D, Michels W, Brömmelhaus A, Borneff-Lipp M
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [3]: 74–79

Multicenter study on the realization of selected hygiene measures in 331 dental practices
Kramer A, Meyer G, Ertzinger S, Kietz K, Schrader O, Martiny H
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [3]: 64–73

The recall screening for MRSA prevention – an innovative approach from the Netherlands
Wagenvoort JHT, De Brauwer EIGB, Toenbreker HJM, Schopen AMH, Gronenschild JMH
Hyg Med 2008; 33 [1/2]: 10–15


Hospital water originating from ground water is a source of molds other than Aspergillus species Wellinghausen N, H. von Baum H, S. Reuter S
Hyg Med 2007; 32 [7/8]: 286–289

Nosocomial Clostridium difficile-associated disease in pediatric cancer patients – results from a prospective German surveillance study
Simon A, Bierbaum G, Engelhart S, Exner M, Kramer M, Bode U, Fleischhack G and the study group Onkopaed 2001
Hyg Med 2007; 32 [5]: 177–182

Testing the suitability of different types of dipslides for rapid self-control of processed endoscopes
Kircheis U, Kampf B, Gerstenberger R, Martiny H
Hyg Med 2007; 32 [10]: 382–388


Aldehyde residues on endoscopes – practical values and allowable limits
van Drongelen AW, de Bruijn ACP, Janssen PJCM, Orzechowski TJH, de Jong WH, Geertsma RE
Hyg Med 2006; 31 [10]: 449–457