The APIC Text Online is the updated, internet-accessible version of APIC's definitive publication, the APIC Text of Infection Control & Epidemiology. Written, edited, and reviewed by more than 200 subject matter experts, the ATO is continuously updated to reflect the latest guidelines, regulations, and standards of practice in infection prevention and control. 

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    Editor: Patti Grota, PhD, RN, CNS-M-S, CIC

    Publisher: APIC

    Format: Online, www.text.apic.org

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