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1.

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 Jan 9. pii: S0196-6553(18)31147-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.12.003. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30638677
2.

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
3.

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. 2018 Dec 7:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.320. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30522541
4.

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
5.

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
6.

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. 2018 Nov 21. pii: S0196-6553(18)30908-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.09.004. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30471974
7.

Spores on wheels: Wheelchairs are a potential vector for dissemination of pathogens in health care facilities.

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

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Nov 21. pii: S0196-6553(18)30984-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.09.030. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30471969
8.

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
9.

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
10.

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

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

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 22. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy701. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
30137260
11.

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.

PMID:
30012763
12.

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
13.

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
14.

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
15.

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
16.

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
17.

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.

18.

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
19.

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
20.

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
21.

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
22.

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
23.

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
24.

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
26.

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
27.

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
28.

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
29.

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
30.

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
31.

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.

32.

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
33.

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
34.

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
35.

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.

36.

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
37.

Acquisition of Clostridium difficile Colonization and Infection After Transfer From a Veterans Affairs Hospital to an Affiliated Long-Term Care Facility.

Ponnada S, Guerrero DM, Jury LA, Nerandzic MM, Cadnum JL, Alam MJ, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Sep;38(9):1070-1076. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.140. Epub 2017 Jul 11.

PMID:
28693636
38.

A cold hard menace: A contaminated ice machine as a potential source for transmission of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.

Kanwar A, Domitrovic TN, Koganti S, Fuldauer P, Cadnum JL, Bonomo RA, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Nov 1;45(11):1273-1275. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.05.007. Epub 2017 Jun 15.

PMID:
28625698
39.

Quantitative assessment of interactions between hospitalized patients and portable medical equipment and other fomites.

Suwantarat N, Supple LA, Cadnum JL, Sankar T, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Nov 1;45(11):1276-1278. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.05.003. Epub 2017 Jun 13.

PMID:
28623002
40.

Targeted Metabolomics Analysis Identifies Intestinal Microbiota-Derived Urinary Biomarkers of Colonization Resistance in Antibiotic-Treated Mice.

Obrenovich ME, Tima M, Polinkovsky A, Zhang R, Emancipator SN, Donskey CJ.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jul 25;61(8). pii: e00477-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00477-17. Print 2017 Aug.

41.

Dissemination of a nonpathogenic viral DNA surrogate marker from high-touch surfaces in rooms of long-term care facility residents.

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

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Oct 1;45(10):1165-1167. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.04.007. Epub 2017 May 16.

PMID:
28526313
42.

Evaluation of a Novel Alcohol-Based Surface Disinfectant for Disinfection of Hard and Soft Surfaces in Healthcare Facilities.

Alhmidi H, Koganti S, Cadnum JL, Rai H, Jencson AL, Donskey CJ.

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 25;4(2):ofx054. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofx054. eCollection 2017 Spring.

43.

Comparison of ethanol hand sanitizer versus moist towelette packets for mealtime patient hand hygiene.

Rai H, Knighton S, Zabarsky TF, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Sep 1;45(9):1033-1034. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.03.018. Epub 2017 May 2.

PMID:
28476492
44.

A Multicenter Randomized Trial to Determine the Effect of an Environmental Disinfection Intervention on the Incidence of Healthcare-Associated Clostridium difficile Infection.

Ray AJ, Deshpande A, Fertelli D, Sitzlar BM, Thota P, Sankar C T, Jencson AL, Cadnum JL, Salata RA, Watkins RR, Sethi AK, Carling PC, Wilson BM, Donskey CJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jul;38(7):777-783. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.76. Epub 2017 May 2.

PMID:
28462761
45.

How well does transfer of bacterial pathogens by culture swabs correlate with transfer by hands?

Kanwar A, Mana TSC, Cadnum JL, Alhmidi H, Koganti S, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Aug 1;45(8):923-925. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.03.001. Epub 2017 Apr 18.

PMID:
28431852
46.

Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacter cloacae in Patients from the US Veterans Health Administration, 2006-2015.

Wilson BM, El Chakhtoura NG, Patel S, Saade E, Donskey CJ, Bonomo RA, Perez F.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 May;23(5):878-880. doi: 10.3201/eid2305.162034.

47.

Are hospital floors an underappreciated reservoir for transmission of health care-associated pathogens?

Deshpande A, Cadnum JL, Fertelli D, Sitzlar B, Thota P, Mana TS, Jencson A, Alhmidi H, Koganti S, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Mar 1;45(3):336-338. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.11.005.

PMID:
28254251
48.

IMPACT OF TIGECYCLINE VERSUS OTHER ANTIBIOTICS ON THE FECAL METABOLOME AND ON COLONIZATION RESISTANCE TO CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE IN MICE.

Jump RL, Kraft D, Hurless K, Polinkovsky A, Donskey CJ.

Pathog Immun. 2017 Jan 18;2(1):1-20. doi: 10.20411/pai.v2i1.159.

49.

A randomized trial to determine the impact of a 5 moments for patient hand hygiene educational intervention on patient hand hygiene.

Rai H, Knighton S, Zabarsky TF, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 May 1;45(5):551-553. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.12.022. Epub 2017 Feb 13.

PMID:
28209452
50.

Feasibility: An important but neglected issue in patient hand hygiene.

Knighton SC, McDowell C, Rai H, Higgins P, Burant C, Donskey CJ.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Jun 1;45(6):626-629. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.12.023. Epub 2017 Feb 9.

PMID:
28189410

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