Journal of Hospital Infection

(The H4-Index of Journal of Hospital Infection is 46. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Persistence of coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents2418
Reasons for healthcare workers becoming infected with novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China435
Intention to get vaccinations against COVID-19 in French healthcare workers during the first pandemic wave: a cross-sectional survey398
Knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding COVID-19 among healthcare workers in Henan, China396
Dismantling myths on the airborne transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2)242
Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies and associated factors in healthcare workers: a systematic review and meta-analysis241
Factors affecting stability and infectivity of SARS-CoV-2181
Risk of nosocomial transmission of coronavirus disease 2019: an experience in a general ward setting in Hong Kong161
Factors associated with preventive behaviours of COVID-19 among hospital staff in Iran in 2020: an application of the Protection Motivation Theory156
Nosocomial COVID-19 infection: examining the risk of mortality. The COPE-Nosocomial Study (COVID in Older PEople)138
Inactivation of coronaviruses by heat128
Preparedness and proactive infection control measures against the emerging novel coronavirus in China108
Potential sources, modes of transmission and effectiveness of prevention measures against SARS-CoV-2103
Ultraviolet C light with wavelength of 222 nm inactivates a wide spectrum of microbial pathogens98
Stability of SARS-CoV-2 on environmental surfaces and in human excreta97
Fungal and bacterial coinfections increase mortality of severely ill COVID-19 patients93
Aerosol-generating procedures and infective risk to healthcare workers from SARS-CoV-2: the limits of the evidence91
Integrated infection control strategy to minimize nosocomial infection of coronavirus disease 2019 among ENT healthcare workers89
SARS-CoV-2 infection among healthcare workers in a hospital in Madrid, Spain85
Incidence, diagnosis and outcomes of COVID-19-associated pulmonary aspergillosis (CAPA): a systematic review85
Environmental contamination in the isolation rooms of COVID-19 patients with severe pneumonia requiring mechanical ventilation or high-flow oxygen therapy82
Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR positivity and seroprevalence among high-risk healthcare workers and hospital staff81
What face mask for what use in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic? The French guidelines78
Heat stress and PPE during COVID-19: impact on healthcare workers' performance, safety and well-being in NHS settings78
Hand hygiene and the novel coronavirus pandemic: the role of healthcare workers78
Effective strategies to prevent coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in hospital72
Novel coronavirus is putting the whole world on alert71
COVID-19 among healthcare workers in a specialist infectious diseases setting in Naples, Southern Italy: results of a cross-sectional surveillance study69
Sterilization of disposable face masks by means of standardized dry and steam sterilization processes; an alternative in the fight against mask shortages due to COVID-1968
Minimizing intra-hospital transmission of COVID-19: the role of social distancing68
Super-spreading events and contribution to transmission of MERS, SARS, and SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)66
Alcohol-free hand sanitizer and other quaternary ammonium disinfectants quickly and effectively inactivate SARS-CoV-262
Comparing mask fit and usability of traditional and nanofibre N95 filtering facepiece respirators before and after nursing procedures61
Autoclave sterilization and ethanol treatment of re-used surgical masks and N95 respirators during COVID-19: impact on their performance and integrity61
Disinfection of N95 respirators by ionized hydrogen peroxide during pandemic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to SARS-CoV-260
Makeshift hospitals for COVID-19 patients: where health-care workers and patients need sufficient ventilation for more protection58
Diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection based on CT scan vs RT-PCR: reflecting on experience from MERS-CoV57
Impact of isolation precautions on quality of life: a meta-analysis57
Beyond the assistance: additional exposure situations to COVID-19 for healthcare workers56
COVID-19-associated shortage of alcohol-based hand rubs, face masks, medical gloves, and gowns: proposal for a risk-adapted approach to ensure patient and healthcare worker safety56
The use of germicidal ultraviolet light, vaporized hydrogen peroxide and dry heat to decontaminate face masks and filtering respirators contaminated with a SARS-CoV-2 surrogate virus55
Evaluation of procalcitonin as a contribution to antimicrobial stewardship in SARS-CoV-2 infection: a retrospective cohort study54
Measurement of body temperature to prevent pandemic COVID-19 in hospitals in Taiwan: repeated measurement is necessary52
Novel coronavirus, poor quarantine, and the risk of pandemic51
Excess mortality due to pandrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections in hospitalized patients46
International Society of Cardiovascular Infectious Diseases Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera Infection Following Cardiac Surgery with Cardi46
Selection of resistance by antimicrobial coatings in the healthcare setting46
Clinical characteristics of 80 hospitalized frontline medical workers infected with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China46
Put a lid on it: are faecal bio-aerosols a route of transmission for SARS-CoV-2?46