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1.

Instillation of disinfectant behind a temporary obstruction created by an inflated urinary catheter balloon improves sink drain disinfection.

Jones LD, Mana TSC, Cadnum JL, Jencson AL, Alhmidi H, Silva SY, Wilson BM, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Aug 8. pii: S0196-6553(19)30687-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.07.007. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
31402067
2.

Perceptions of Patients, Health Care Workers, and Environmental Services Staff Regarding Ultraviolet Light Room Decontamination Devices.

Dunn AN, Vaisberg P, Fraser TG, Donskey CJ, Deshpande A.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun 25. pii: S0196-6553(19)30459-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.04.176. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31253549
3.

Understanding ultraviolet light surface decontamination in hospital rooms: A primer.

Boyce JM, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Sep;40(9):1030-1035. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.161. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

PMID:
31210119
4.

The phenolic interactome and gut microbiota: opportunities and challenges in developing applications for schizophrenia and autism.

Jaskiw GE, Obrenovich ME, Donskey CJ.

Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2019 May;236(5):1471-1489. doi: 10.1007/s00213-019-05267-3. Epub 2019 Jun 13. Review.

PMID:
31197432
5.

Beyond high-touch surfaces: Portable equipment and floors as potential sources of transmission of health care-associated pathogens.

Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun;47S:A90-A95. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.03.017. Review.

PMID:
31146857
6.

Decontamination devices in health care facilities: Practical issues and emerging applications.

Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun;47S:A23-A28. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.03.005. Review.

PMID:
31146846
7.

Clothing and shoes of personnel as potential vectors for transfer of health care-associated pathogens to the community.

Kanwar A, Thakur M, Wazzan M, Satyavada S, Cadnum JL, Jencson AL, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 May;47(5):577-579. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.01.028.

PMID:
31023457
8.

Impact of syndrome-specific antimicrobial stewardship interventions on use of and resistance to fluoroquinolones: An interrupted time series analysis.

Hecker MT, Son AH, Murphy NN, Sethi AK, Wilson BM, Watkins RR, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Aug;47(8):869-875. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.01.026. Epub 2019 Mar 6.

9.

Effectiveness of daily chlorhexidine bathing for reducing gram-negative infections: A meta-analysis.

Patel A, Parikh P, Dunn AN, Otter JA, Thota P, Fraser TG, Donskey CJ, Deshpande A.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Apr;40(4):392-399. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.20. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

PMID:
30803462
10.

Shedding of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by colonized patients during procedures and patient care activities.

Alhmidi H, Cadnum JL, Koganti S, Jencson AL, Rutter JD, Bonomo RA, Wilson BM, Mayer J, Samore MH, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Mar;40(3):328-332. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.342. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

PMID:
30777587
11.

Dispersal of gram-negative bacilli from contaminated sink drains to cover gowns and hands during hand washing.

Hajar Z, Mana TSC, Cadnum JL, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Apr;40(4):460-462. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.25. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

PMID:
30767838
12.

Impact of routine use of a spray formulation of bleach on Clostridium difficile spore contamination in non-C difficile infection rooms.

Ng Wong YK, Alhmidi H, Mana TSC, Cadnum JL, Jencson AL, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jul;47(7):843-845. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.12.023. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

PMID:
30711351
13.

A comparison of the efficacy of multiple ultraviolet light room decontamination devices in a radiology procedure room.

Cadnum JL, Jencson AL, Gestrich SA, Livingston SH, Karaman BA, Benner KJ, Wilson BM, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Feb;40(2):158-163. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.296. Erratum in: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 May;40(5):616-617.

PMID:
30698135
14.

Methodologic variables that impact growth of Clostridium difficile in a broth culture medium without requirement for anaerobic culture conditions.

Cadnum JL, Donskey CJ.

Anaerobe. 2019 Apr;56:133-134. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2019.01.007. Epub 2019 Jan 22. No abstract available.

PMID:
30682434
15.

Contamination of health care personnel during removal of contaminated gloves.

Alhmidi H, Gonzalez-Orta M, Cadnum JL, Mana TSC, Jencson AL, Wilson BM, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jul;47(7):850-852. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.12.003. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

PMID:
30638677
16.

Use of a stop valve to enhance disinfectant exposure may improve sink drain disinfection.

Cadnum JL, Livingston SH, Gestrich SA, Jencson AL, Wilson BM, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Dec 18:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.318. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
30560752
17.

Sharing is not always a good thing: Use of a DNA marker to investigate the potential for ward-to-ward dissemination of healthcare-associated pathogens.

Alhmidi H, Cadnum JL, Jencson AL, Gweder AA, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Feb;40(2):214-216. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.320. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

PMID:
30522541
18.

A multicenter investigation to characterize the risk for pathogen transmission from healthcare facility sinks.

Gestrich SA, Jencson AL, Cadnum JL, Livingston SH, Wilson BM, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Dec;39(12):1467-1469. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.191.

PMID:
30526714
19.

Efficacy of automated disinfection with ozonated water in reducing sink drainage system colonization with Pseudomonas species and Candida auris.

Livingston S, Cadnum JL, Gestrich S, Jencson AL, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Dec;39(12):1497-1498. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.176. No abstract available.

PMID:
30526713
20.

A pilot study to assess the impact of an educational patient hand hygiene intervention on acquisition of colonization with health care-associated pathogens.

Rai H, Saldana C, Gonzalez-Orta MI, Knighton S, Cadnum JL, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Mar;47(3):334-336. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.09.004. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

21.

Spores on wheels: Wheelchairs are a potential vector for dissemination ofpathogens in healthcare facilities.

Jencson AL, Cadnum JL, Wilson BM, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Apr;47(4):459-461. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.09.030. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

PMID:
30471969
22.

Quantification of phenolic acid metabolites in humans by LC-MS: a structural and targeted metabolomics approach.

Obrenovich ME, Donskey CJ, Schiefer IT, Bongiovanni R, Li L, Jaskiw GE.

Bioanalysis. 2018 Oct;10(19):1591-1608. doi: 10.4155/bio-2018-0140.

PMID:
30295550
23.

A novel sink drain cover prevents dispersal of microorganisms from contaminated sink drains.

Livingston SH, Cadnum JL, Gestrich S, Jencson AL, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Oct;39(10):1254-1256. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.192. Epub 2018 Aug 30.

PMID:
30157984
24.

Frequency of Positive Enzyme Immunoassay for Toxin in Stool of Asymptomatic Carriers of Clostridium difficile.

Wong YKN, Gonzalez-Orta M, Saldana C, Cadnum JL, Jencson AL, Donskey CJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 1;68(4):711. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy701. No abstract available.

PMID:
30137260
25.

Impact of Antibiotic Treatment on the Burden of Nasal Staphylococcus aureus among Hospitalized Patients.

Kanwar A, Cadnum JL, Jencson AL, Donskey CJ.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Sep 24;62(10). pii: e00609-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00609-18. Print 2018 Oct.

26.

Contaminated clothing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriers is a potential source of transmission.

Kanwar A, Cadnum JL, Thakur M, Jencson AL, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Dec;46(12):1414-1416. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.06.002. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

PMID:
29941368
27.

The Intersection Between Colonization Resistance, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Clostridium difficile.

Rosa R, Donskey CJ, Munoz-Price LS.

Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2018 Jun 7;20(8):27. doi: 10.1007/s11908-018-0631-z. Review.

PMID:
29882079
28.

Transmission of Clostridium difficile from asymptomatically colonized or infected long-term care facility residents.

Donskey CJ, Sunkesula VCK, Stone ND, Gould CV, McDonald LC, Samore M, Mayer J, Pacheco SM, Jencson AL, Sambol SP, Petrella LA, Gulvik CA, Gerding DN.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Aug;39(8):909-916. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.106. Epub 2018 May 31.

PMID:
29848392
29.

Multisite evaluation of environmental cleanliness of high-touch surfaces in intensive care unit patient rooms.

Hopman J, Donskey CJ, Boszczowski I, Alfa MJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Oct;46(10):1198-1200. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.03.031. Epub 2018 May 24.

PMID:
29803595
30.

Clostridium difficile Infection in Trauma, Surgery, and Medical Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit.

Watkins RR, Mangira C, Muakkassa F, Donskey CJ, Haller NA.

Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Jul;19(5):488-493. doi: 10.1089/sur.2017.253. Epub 2018 Apr 30.

PMID:
29708848
31.

Tapering Courses of Oral Vancomycin Induce Persistent Disruption of the Microbiota That Provide Colonization Resistance to Clostridium difficile and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in Mice.

Tomas ME, Mana TSC, Wilson BM, Nerandzic MM, Joussef-Piña S, Quiñones-Mateu ME, Donskey CJ.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Apr 26;62(5). pii: e02237-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02237-17. Print 2018 May.

32.

Evaluation of the potential for electronic thermometers to contribute to spread of healthcare-associated pathogens.

John AR, Alhmidi H, Cadnum JL, Jencson AL, Gestrich S, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Jun;46(6):708-710. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.12.005. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

PMID:
29395505
33.

Hiding in Plain Sight: Contaminated Ice Machines Are a Potential Source for Dissemination of Gram-Negative Bacteria and Candida Species in Healthcare Facilities.

Kanwar A, Cadnum JL, Xu D, Jencson AL, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Mar;39(3):253-258. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.321. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

PMID:
29382408
34.

Comparative Antimicrobial Efficacy of Two Hand Sanitizers in Intensive Care Units Common Areas: A Randomized, Controlled Trial.

Deshpande A, Fox J, Wong KK, Cadnum JL, Sankar T, Jencson A, Schramm S, Fraser TG, Donskey CJ, Gordon S.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Mar;39(3):267-271. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.293. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

PMID:
29382400
35.

Efficacy of manual cleaning and an ultraviolet C room decontamination device in reducing health care-associated pathogens on hospital floors.

Mustapha A, Alhmidi H, Cadnum JL, Jencson AL, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 May;46(5):584-586. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.10.025. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

PMID:
29306489
36.

A Randomized Trial to Determine Whether Wearing Short-Sleeved White Coats Reduces the Risk for Pathogen Transmission.

John AR, Alhmidi H, Gonzalez-Orta MI, Cadnum JL, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):233-234. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.264. Epub 2017 Dec 28. No abstract available.

PMID:
29282158
37.

Evaluation of an automated ultraviolet-C light disinfection device and patient hand hygiene for reduction of pathogen transfer from interactive touchscreen computer kiosks.

Alhmidi H, Cadnum JL, Piedrahita CT, John AR, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Apr;46(4):464-467. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.09.032. Epub 2017 Nov 22.

PMID:
29174655
38.

A Randomized Trial of Two Cover Gowns Comparing Contamination of Healthcare Personnel During Removal of Personal Protective Equipment.

Mana TSC, Tomas ME, Cadnum JL, Jencson AL, Piedrahita CT, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jan;39(1):97-100. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.249. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

PMID:
29168446
40.

Relative Resistance of the Emerging Fungal Pathogen Candida auris and Other Candida Species to Killing by Ultraviolet Light.

Cadnum JL, Shaikh AA, Piedrahita CT, Jencson AL, Larkin EL, Ghannoum MA, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jan;39(1):94-96. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.239. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

PMID:
29157326
41.

Evaluation of novel chemical additive that colorizes chlorine-based disinfectants to improve visualization of surface coverage.

Mustapha A, Cadnum JL, Alhmidi H, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Jan;46(1):119-121. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.09.019. Epub 2017 Oct 27. No abstract available.

PMID:
29110900
42.

Clostridium difficile in Older Adults.

Donskey CJ.

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2017 Dec;31(4):743-756. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2017.07.003. Review.

PMID:
29079158
43.

Hospital readmissions related to Clostridium difficile infection in the United States.

Deshpande A, Pant C, Olyaee M, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Mar;46(3):346-347. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.043. Epub 2017 Oct 16.

PMID:
29050906
44.

Hospital Sinks Are a Potential Nosocomial Source of Candida Infections.

Jencson AL, Cadnum JL, Piedrahita C, Donskey CJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Nov 13;65(11):1954-1955. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix629. No abstract available.

PMID:
29020154
45.

Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: Recruiting the Next Generation of Infectious Diseases Physicians.

Donskey CJ.

Pathog Immun. 2017 Jul 27;2(2):270-273. doi: 10.20411/pai.v2i2.197. No abstract available.

46.

Effectiveness of Disinfectants Against Candida auris and Other Candida Species.

Cadnum JL, Shaikh AA, Piedrahita CT, Sankar T, Jencson AL, Larkin EL, Ghannoum MA, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Oct;38(10):1240-1243. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.162. Epub 2017 Aug 10.

PMID:
28793937
47.

Contaminated Portable Equipment Is a Potential Vector for Dissemination of Pathogens in the Intensive Care Unit.

John A, Alhmidi H, Cadnum JL, Jencson AL, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Oct;38(10):1247-1249. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.160. Epub 2017 Aug 7.

PMID:
28780909
48.

Practical Approaches for Assessment of Daily and Post-discharge Room Disinfection in Healthcare Facilities.

Deshpande A, Donskey CJ.

Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2017 Sep;19(9):32. doi: 10.1007/s11908-017-0585-6. Review.

PMID:
28770497
49.

Evaluation of Viral Surrogate Markers for Study of Pathogen Dissemination During Simulations of Patient Care.

Alhmidi H, John A, Mana TC, Koganti S, Cadnum JL, Shelton MB, Donskey CJ.

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017 Jun 20;4(3):ofx128. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofx128. eCollection 2017 Summer.

50.

Environmental Surfaces in Healthcare Facilities are a Potential Source for Transmission of Candida auris and Other Candida Species.

Piedrahita CT, Cadnum JL, Jencson AL, Shaikh AA, Ghannoum MA, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Sep;38(9):1107-1109. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.127. Epub 2017 Jul 11.

PMID:
28693657

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