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1.

Impact of antibiotic prophylaxis on catheter-associated urinary tract infections during atrial fibrillation ablation.

Lewandowski DE, Pierce D, Barnett A, Sampene E, Safdar N, Field ME, Wright JM.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2018 Feb 14. doi: 10.1007/s10840-018-0325-3. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29445984
2.

Setting the Research Agenda for Preventing Infections From Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in the Veterans Health Administration.

Livorsi DJ, Evans CT, Morgan DJ, Reisinger HS, Safdar N, Suda KJ, Perencevich EN.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):186-188. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.302. No abstract available.

PMID:
29417926
3.

Research Agenda for Microbiome Based Research for Multidrug-resistant Organism Prevention in the Veterans Health Administration System.

Kates AE, Tischendorf JS, Schweizer M, Herwaldt L, Samore M, Dukes KC, Gerding DN, Diekema DJ, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):202-209. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.311. No abstract available.

PMID:
29417924
4.

Protecting Your Patients' Interests in the Era of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics.

Balthazar P, Harri P, Prater A, Safdar NM.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S1546-1440(17)31599-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.11.035. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29402532
5.

Financial and Temporal Advantages of Virtual Consultation in Veterans Requiring Specialty Care.

Abbott DE, Macke RA, Kurtz J, Safdar N, Greenberg CC, Weber SM, Voils CI, Fisher DA, Maloney JD.

Mil Med. 2018 Jan 1;183(1-2):e71-e76. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usx006.

PMID:
29401334
6.

Screening for Asymptomatic Clostridium difficile Among Bone Marrow Transplant Patients: A Mixed-Methods Study of Intervention Effectiveness and Feasibility.

Barker AK, Krasity B, Musuuza J, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):177-185. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.286. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

PMID:
29366434
7.

Reducing unnecessary culturing: a systems approach to evaluating urine culture ordering and collection practices among nurses in two acute care settings.

Redwood R, Knobloch MJ, Pellegrini DC, Ziegler MJ, Pulia M, Safdar N.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2018 Jan 8;7:4. doi: 10.1186/s13756-017-0278-9. eCollection 2018.

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9.

Verbal Learning and Memory After Cochlear Implantation in Postlingually Deaf Adults: Some New Findings with the CVLT-II.

Pisoni DB, Broadstock A, Wucinich T, Safdar N, Miller K, Hernandez LR, Vasil K, Boyce L, Davies A, Harris MS, Castellanos I, Xu H, Kronenberger WG, Moberly AC.

Ear Hear. 2017 Dec 21. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000530. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29271831
10.

A qualitative, interprofessional analysis of barriers to and facilitators of implementation of the Department of Veterans Affairs' Clostridium difficile prevention bundle using a human factors engineering approach.

Yanke E, Moriarty H, Carayon P, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Dec 18. pii: S0196-6553(17)31007-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.027. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29269166
11.

Prevalence and Factors Associated With Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Organisms in Patients With Spinal Cord Injury.

Evans CT, Fitzpatrick MA, Jones MM, Burns SP, Poggensee L, Ramanathan S, LaVela SL, Safdar N, Suda KJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Dec;38(12):1464-1471. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.238. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

PMID:
29157323
12.
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Risk factors for infection with multidrug-resistant organisms in Haryana, India.

Kalluru S, Eggers S, Barker A, Shirley D, Sethi AK, Sengupta S, Yeptho K, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0196-6553(17)31001-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.021. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29102426
14.

Leadership rounds to reduce health care-associated infections.

Knobloch MJ, Chewning B, Musuuza J, Rees S, Green C, Patterson E, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Nov 2. pii: S0196-6553(17)31053-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.045. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29102425
15.

On the hands of patients with Clostridium difficile: A study of spore prevalence and the effect of hand hygiene on C difficile removal.

Barker AK, Zellmer C, Tischendorf J, Duster M, Valentine S, Wright MO, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Oct 1;45(10):1154-1156. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.03.005.

PMID:
28964347
16.

A randomized controlled trial of probiotics for Clostridium difficile infection in adults (PICO).

Barker AK, Duster M, Valentine S, Hess T, Archbald-Pannone L, Guerrant R, Safdar N.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Nov 1;72(11):3177-3180. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkx254.

PMID:
28961980
17.

Barriers and facilitators to Clostridium difficile infection prevention: A nursing perspective.

Ngam C, Schoofs Hundt A, Haun N, Carayon P, Stevens L, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Dec 1;45(12):1363-1368. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.07.009. Epub 2017 Sep 19.

PMID:
28939012
18.

Mass Confusion.

Abad CL, Dhaliwal G, Geschwind MD, Saint S, Safdar N.

J Hosp Med. 2017 Sep;12(9):750-754. doi: 10.12788/jhm.2805. No abstract available.

PMID:
28914282
19.

Infection control at an urban hospital in Manila, Philippines: a systems engineering assessment of barriers and facilitators.

Mitchell KF, Barker AK, Abad CL, Safdar N.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017 Sep 2;6:90. doi: 10.1186/s13756-017-0248-2. eCollection 2017.

20.

Vancomycin Prophylaxis for Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infection Recurrence in Renal Transplant Patients.

Splinter LE, Kerstenetzky L, Jorgenson MR, Descourouez JL, Leverson GE, Saddler CM, Smith JA, Safdar N, Redfield RR.

Ann Pharmacother. 2018 Feb;52(2):113-119. doi: 10.1177/1060028017727756. Epub 2017 Aug 26.

PMID:
28844154
21.

The Relationship Between Infection Prevention Staffing Levels, Certification, and Publicly Reported Hospital-Acquired Condition Scores.

Wright MO, Sampene E, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Nov;38(11):1370-1371. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.187. Epub 2017 Aug 24. No abstract available.

PMID:
28835288
22.

Cessation-related information, motivation, and behavioral skills in smokers living with HIV.

Shirley D, Thibodeau L, Catz SL, McCoy K, Jorenby DE, Safdar N, Sosman JM.

AIDS Care. 2018 Feb;30(2):131-139. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2017.1367088. Epub 2017 Aug 17.

23.

Pre-treatment loss to follow-up among smear-positive TB patients in tertiary hospitals, Quetta, Pakistan.

Wali A, Kumar AMV, Hinderaker SG, Heldal E, Qadeer E, Fatima R, Ullah A, Safdar N, Yaqoob A, Anwar K, Ul Haq M.

Public Health Action. 2017 Mar 21;7(1):21-25. doi: 10.5588/pha.16.0118.

24.

Implementation in the midst of complexity: Using ethnography to study health care-associated infection prevention and control.

Knobloch MJ, Thomas KV, Patterson E, Zimbric ML, Musuuza J, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Oct 1;45(10):1058-1063. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.06.024. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

PMID:
28774756
25.

Antibiotic Overuse is a Major Risk Factor for Clostridium difficile Infection in Surgical Patients.

Bernatz JT, Safdar N, Hetzel S, Anderson PA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Oct;38(10):1254-1257. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.158. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

PMID:
28756789
26.

Health care worker perspectives of their motivation to reduce health care-associated infections.

McClung L, Obasi C, Knobloch MJ, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Oct 1;45(10):1064-1068. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.05.002. Epub 2017 Jul 25.

PMID:
28754223
27.

What do visitors know and how do they feel about contact precautions?

Seibert G, Ewers T, Barker AK, Slavick A, Wright MO, Stevens L, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Jan;46(1):115-117. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.05.011. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

PMID:
28732742
28.

Chemical Genomics, Structure Elucidation, and in Vivo Studies of the Marine-Derived Anticlostridial Ecteinamycin.

Wyche TP, Alvarenga RFR, Piotrowski JS, Duster MN, Warrack SR, Cornilescu G, De Wolfe TJ, Hou Y, Braun DR, Ellis GA, Simpkins SW, Nelson J, Myers CL, Steele J, Mori H, Safdar N, Markley JL, Rajski SR, Bugni TS.

ACS Chem Biol. 2017 Sep 15;12(9):2287-2295. doi: 10.1021/acschembio.7b00388. Epub 2017 Jul 26.

29.

Serratia marcescens Bacteremia: Nosocomial Cluster Following Narcotic Diversion.

Schuppener LM, Pop-Vicas AE, Brooks EG, Duster MN, Crnich CJ, Sterkel AK, Webb AP, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Sep;38(9):1027-1031. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.137. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

PMID:
28679460
30.

Tobacco use as a screener for Clostridium difficile infection outcomes.

Barker AK, Van Galen A, Sethi AK, Shirley D, Safdar N.

J Hosp Infect. 2018 Jan;98(1):36-39. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2017.06.026. Epub 2017 Jun 26.

PMID:
28655511
31.

Challenges to sustainability of hand hygiene at a rural hospital in Rwanda.

Holmen IC, Niyokwizerwa D, Nyiranzayisaba B, Singer T, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Aug 1;45(8):855-859. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.04.006. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

PMID:
28596020
32.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Urinary Tract Infection-Child.

Expert Panel on Pediatric Imaging:, Karmazyn BK, Alazraki AL, Anupindi SA, Dempsey ME, Dillman JR, Dorfman SR, Garber MD, Moore SG, Peters CA, Rice HE, Rigsby CK, Safdar NM, Simoneaux SF, Trout AT, Westra SJ, Wootton-Gorges SL, Coley BD.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 May;14(5S):S362-S371. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.02.028.

PMID:
28473093
33.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Suspected Physical Abuse-Child.

Expert Panel on Pediatric Imaging:, Wootton-Gorges SL, Soares BP, Alazraki AL, Anupindi SA, Blount JP, Booth TN, Dempsey ME, Falcone RA Jr, Hayes LL, Kulkarni AV, Partap S, Rigsby CK, Ryan ME, Safdar NM, Trout AT, Widmann RF, Karmazyn BK, Palasis S.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 May;14(5S):S338-S349. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.01.036.

PMID:
28473090
34.

Reply.

Pop-Vicas A, Musuuza JS, Schmitz M, Al-Niaimi A, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 May 1;45(5):581-582. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.02.009. No abstract available.

PMID:
28456324
35.

Implementation of daily chlorhexidine bathing to reduce colonization by multidrug-resistant organisms in a critical care unit.

Musuuza JS, Sethi AK, Roberts TJ, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Sep 1;45(9):1014-1017. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.02.038. Epub 2017 Apr 18.

PMID:
28431846
36.

Social determinants of antibiotic misuse: a qualitative study of community members in Haryana, India.

Barker AK, Brown K, Ahsan M, Sengupta S, Safdar N.

BMC Public Health. 2017 Apr 19;17(1):333. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4261-4.

37.

Barriers and facilitators to infection control at a hospital in northern India: a qualitative study.

Barker AK, Brown K, Siraj D, Ahsan M, Sengupta S, Safdar N.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017 Apr 8;6:35. doi: 10.1186/s13756-017-0189-9. eCollection 2017.

38.

Risk of Clostridium difficile Infection in Hematology-Oncology Patients Colonized With Toxigenic C. difficile.

Cannon CM, Musuuza JS, Barker AK, Duster M, Juckett MB, Pop-Vicas AE, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jun;38(6):718-720. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.48. Epub 2017 Apr 11.

39.

Analysis of Multidrug-Resistant Organism Susceptibility to Chlorhexidine Under Usual Clinical Care.

Musuuza JS, Sethi AK, Roberts TJ, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jun;38(6):729-731. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.53. Epub 2017 Apr 11.

PMID:
28397616
40.

Reducing Clostridium difficile in the Inpatient Setting: A Systematic Review of the Adherence to and Effectiveness of C. difficile Prevention Bundles.

Barker AK, Ngam C, Musuuza JS, Vaughn VM, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jun;38(6):639-650. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.7. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

PMID:
28343455
41.

Effect of 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate-Impregnated Cloth on Surgical Site Infections in Vascular Surgery.

Bak J, Le J, Takayama T, Gibson A, Zerbel S, Safdar N, Matsumura JS.

Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Aug;43:197-202. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2016.11.011. Epub 2017 Mar 22.

PMID:
28341500
42.

Changes to physician and nurse time burdens when caring for patients under contact precautions.

Barker AK, Codella J, Ewers T, Dundon A, Alagoz O, Safdar N.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 May 1;45(5):542-543. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.01.026. Epub 2017 Mar 13.

PMID:
28302435
43.

Effect of United States buckwheat honey on antibiotic-resistant hospital acquired pathogens.

Hammond EN, Duster M, Musuuza JS, Safdar N.

Pan Afr Med J. 2016 Dec 6;25:212. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2016.25.212.10414. eCollection 2016.

44.

Mail-order pharmacy experience of veterans living with AIDS/HIV.

Desai KR, Chewning B, Wilcox A, Safdar N.

Res Social Adm Pharm. 2018 Feb;14(2):153-161. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.02.005. Epub 2017 Feb 24.

PMID:
28291673
45.

Utility of routine urinalysis and urine culture testing in an ambulatory urology clinic: a quality improvement initiative in a Veterans healthcare facility.

Richards KA, Cesario S, Lim AH, Best SL, Deeren SM, Bushman W, Safdar N.

Can J Urol. 2017 Feb;24(1):8627-8633.

PMID:
28263127
46.

What drives inappropriate antibiotic dispensing? A mixed-methods study of pharmacy employee perspectives in Haryana, India.

Barker AK, Brown K, Ahsan M, Sengupta S, Safdar N.

BMJ Open. 2017 Mar 2;7(3):e013190. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013190.

47.

Challenges to Safe Injection Practices in Ambulatory Care.

Anderson L, Weissburg B, Rogers K, Musuuza J, Safdar N, Shirley D.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 May;38(5):614-616. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.31. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

PMID:
28238289
48.

Changes in bacterial epidemiology and antibiotic resistance among veterans with spinal cord injury/disorder over the past 9 years.

Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Safdar N, Burns SP, Jones MM, Poggensee L, Ramanathan S, Evans CT.

J Spinal Cord Med. 2018 Mar;41(2):199-207. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2017.1281373. Epub 2017 Feb 15.

PMID:
28198662
49.

Every other day bathing with chlorhexidine gluconate: what is the evidence?

Musuuza JS, Safdar N.

Ann Transl Med. 2016 Dec;4(24):506. doi: 10.21037/atm.2016.11.83. No abstract available.

50.

Updated guidelines for the diagnosis and management of aspergillosis.

Misch EA, Safdar N.

J Thorac Dis. 2016 Dec;8(12):E1771-E1776. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2016.12.76. No abstract available.

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