The APIC Text Online

The APIC Text Online (ATO) is the most comprehensive reference for infection prevention and control. The ATO covers everything from infection control program elements to best practices to prevention measures for specific patient populations and practice settings. Written, edited, and reviewed by more than 200 subject matter experts, the ATO reflects the latest guidelines, regulations, and standards of practice.

The APIC Text Online presents 123 chapters in an easy-to-use, searchable online platform that allows you to quickly find the information you need. Content is regularly updated to reflect changes in the field and keep you up to date.

To navigate the ATO, use the “Search” box at the top of every page, and enter keywords related to the topic you’re researching (e.g., legionella, hand hygiene, microbiology). See Navigating the ATO for more tips on optimizing your search.

To use the ATO, you or your institution must have an annual subscription. See Subscriptions for more information.

About APIC

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is the leading professional association for infection preventionists (IPs). APIC’s mission is to create a safer world through prevention of infection. The association’s more than 15,000 members direct infection prevention programs that save lives and improve the bottom line for hospitals and other healthcare facilities. APIC advances its mission through patient safety, implementation science, competencies and certification, advocacy, and data standardization. Learn more about APIC.