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1.

Examining health care personal protective equipment use through a human factors engineering and product design lens.

Salehi H, Pennathur PR, Da Silva JP, Herwaldt LA.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 May;47(5):595-598. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.10.008. Epub 2018 Dec 4. No abstract available.

PMID:
30522839
2.

Comparing brief, covert, directly observed hand hygiene compliance monitoring to standard methods: A multicenter cohort study.

Werzen A, Thom KA, Robinson GL, Li S, Rock C, Herwaldt LA, Diekema DJ, Reisinger HS, Perencevich EN.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Mar;47(3):346-348. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.08.015. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

PMID:
30314747
3.

Verrucous plaques on the nose and palate.

Holt MH, Herwaldt LA, Wanat KA.

JAAD Case Rep. 2018 Oct 1;4(9):854-856. doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2018.07.005. eCollection 2018 Oct. No abstract available.

4.

Staphylococcus aureus in the nose and throat of Iowan families.

Hanson BM, Kates AE, O'Malley SM, Mills E, Herwaldt LA, Torner JC, Dawson JD, Farina SA, Klostermann C, Wu JY, Quick MK, Forshey BM, Smith TC.

Epidemiol Infect. 2018 Oct;146(14):1777-1784. doi: 10.1017/S0950268818001644. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

5.

Preventing healthcare-associated infections through human factors engineering.

Jacob JT, Herwaldt LA, Durso FT; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2018 Aug;31(4):353-358. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000463. Review.

PMID:
29846208
6.

Legionella: a reemerging pathogen.

Herwaldt LA, Marra AR.

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2018 Aug;31(4):325-333. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000468. Review.

PMID:
29794542
7.

Impact of 2018 Changes in National Healthcare Safety Network Surveillance for Clostridium difficile Laboratory-Identified Event Reporting.

Marra AR, Edmond MB, Ford BA, Herwaldt LA, Algwizani AR, Diekema DJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jul;39(7):886-888. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.86. Epub 2018 Apr 30. No abstract available.

PMID:
29708091
8.

Deep brain stimulation hardware-related infections: 10-year experience at a single institution.

Abode-Iyamah KO, Chiang HY, Woodroffe RW, Park B, Jareczek FJ, Nagahama Y, Winslow N, Herwaldt LA, Greenlee JDW.

J Neurosurg. 2018 Mar 1:1-10. doi: 10.3171/2017.9.JNS1780. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29521584
9.

Exploring inappropriate certified nursing assistant glove use in long-term care.

Burdsall DP, Gardner SE, Cox T, Schweizer M, Culp KR, Steelman VM, Herwaldt LA.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Sep 1;45(9):940-945. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.02.017.

PMID:
28863810
10.

Real-Time Surveillance of Influenza Morbidity: Tracking Intensive Care Unit Resource Utilization.

Baker AW, Edmond MB, Herwaldt LA, Chen LF, Srikantaswamy S, Sexton DJ.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Dec;14(12):1810-1817. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201609-721OC.

11.

The Iowa Disinfection Cleaning Project: Opportunities, Successes, and Challenges of a Structured Intervention Program in 56 Hospitals.

Carling P, Herwaldt LA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Aug;38(8):960-965. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.109.

PMID:
28756803
12.

Risk factors for surgical site infections and assessment of vancomycin powder as a preventive measure in patients undergoing first-time cranioplasty.

Abode-Iyamah KO, Chiang HY, Winslow N, Park B, Zanaty M, Dlouhy BJ, Flouty OE, Rasmussen ZD, Herwaldt LA, Greenlee JD.

J Neurosurg. 2018 Apr;128(4):1241-1249. doi: 10.3171/2016.12.JNS161967. Epub 2017 May 12.

13.

Screening Patients Undergoing Total Hip or Knee Arthroplasty with Perioperative Urinalysis and the Effect of a Practice Change on Antimicrobial Use.

Bailin S, Noiseux N, Pottinger JM, Johannsson B, Haleem A, Johnson S, Herwaldt LA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Mar;38(3):281-286. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.272. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

PMID:
27869063
14.

Incidence and Outcomes Associated With Infections Caused by Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in the United States: Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis.

Chiang HY, Perencevich EN, Nair R, Nelson RE, Samore M, Khader K, Chorazy ML, Herwaldt LA, Blevins A, Ward MA, Schweizer ML.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Feb;38(2):203-215. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.254. Epub 2016 Nov 9. Review.

15.

Failure of Risk-Adjustment by Test Method for C. difficile Laboratory-Identified Event Reporting.

Marra AR, Edmond MB, Ford BA, Herwaldt LA, Algwizani AR, Diekema DJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jan;38(1):109-111. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.227. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

PMID:
27745553
16.

Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infections Following Adult Spine Operations.

Haleem A, Chiang HY, Vodela R, Behan A, Pottinger JM, Smucker J, Greenlee JD, Clark C, Herwaldt LA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Dec;37(12):1458-1467. Epub 2016 Aug 30.

PMID:
27573067
17.

Association between microbial characteristics and poor outcomes among patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia: a retrospective cohort study.

McDanel JS, Perencevich EN, Diekema DJ, Winokur PL, Johnson JK, Herwaldt LA, Smith TC, Chrischilles EA, Dawson JD, Schweizer ML.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2015 Dec 14;4:51. doi: 10.1186/s13756-015-0092-1. eCollection 2015.

18.

Association of a bundled intervention with surgical site infections among patients undergoing cardiac, hip, or knee surgery.

Schweizer ML, Chiang HY, Septimus E, Moody J, Braun B, Hafner J, Ward MA, Hickok J, Perencevich EN, Diekema DJ, Richards CL, Cavanaugh JE, Perlin JB, Herwaldt LA.

JAMA. 2015 Jun 2;313(21):2162-71. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.5387.

PMID:
26034956
19.

Comparative effectiveness of beta-lactams versus vancomycin for treatment of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections among 122 hospitals.

McDanel JS, Perencevich EN, Diekema DJ, Herwaldt LA, Smith TC, Chrischilles EA, Dawson JD, Jiang L, Goto M, Schweizer ML.

Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Aug 1;61(3):361-7. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ308. Epub 2015 Apr 21.

PMID:
25900170
20.

Risk factors for surgical site infections after pediatric spine operations.

Croft LD, Pottinger JM, Chiang HY, Ziebold CS, Weinstein SL, Herwaldt LA.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Jan 15;40(2):E112-9. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000693.

PMID:
25569528
21.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevention practices in hospitals throughout a rural state.

McDanel JS, Ward MA, Leder L, Schweizer ML, Dawson JD, Diekema DJ, Smith TC, Chrischilles EA, Perencevich EN, Herwaldt LA.

Am J Infect Control. 2014 Aug;42(8):868-73. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.05.004.

PMID:
25087139
22.

Variable screening and decolonization protocols for Staphylococcus aureus carriage prior to surgical procedures.

Kline S, Highness M, Herwaldt LA, Perl TM.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jul;35(7):880-2. doi: 10.1086/676866. Epub 2014 May 20.

PMID:
24915219
23.

Gentamicin/collagen sponge use may reduce the risk of surgical site infections for patients undergoing cardiac operations: a meta-analysis.

Formanek MB, Herwaldt LA, Perencevich EN, Schweizer ML.

Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2014 Jun;15(3):244-55. doi: 10.1089/sur.2012.209. Epub 2014 Apr 28.

24.

Reply to "letter to the editor" by Baker and Chen regarding "Effectiveness of local vancomycin powder to decrease surgical site infections: a meta-analysis".

Chiang HY, Herwaldt LA, Schweizer ML.

Spine J. 2014 Jul 1;14(7):1367-8. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2014.02.002. Epub 2014 Feb 6. No abstract available.

PMID:
24509003
25.

Effectiveness of local vancomycin powder to decrease surgical site infections: a meta-analysis.

Chiang HY, Herwaldt LA, Blevins AE, Cho E, Schweizer ML.

Spine J. 2014 Mar 1;14(3):397-407. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.10.012. Epub 2013 Oct 30.

PMID:
24373682
26.

Creatine kinase levels during preseason camp in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I football athletes.

Smoot MK, Cavanaugh JE, Amendola A, West DR, Herwaldt LA.

Clin J Sport Med. 2014 Sep;24(5):438-40. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000057.

PMID:
24346738
27.

Risk factors and outcomes associated with surgical site infections after craniotomy or craniectomy.

Chiang HY, Kamath AS, Pottinger JM, Greenlee JD, Howard MA 3rd, Cavanaugh JE, Herwaldt LA.

J Neurosurg. 2014 Feb;120(2):509-21. doi: 10.3171/2013.9.JNS13843. Epub 2013 Nov 8.

PMID:
24205908
28.

Universal glove and gown use and acquisition of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the ICU: a randomized trial.

Harris AD, Pineles L, Belton B, Johnson JK, Shardell M, Loeb M, Newhouse R, Dembry L, Braun B, Perencevich EN, Hall KK, Morgan DJ; Benefits of Universal Glove and Gown (BUGG) Investigators, Shahryar SK, Price CS, Gadbaw JJ, Drees M, Kett DH, Muñoz-Price LS, Jacob JT, Herwaldt LA, Sulis CA, Yokoe DS, Maragakis L, Lissauer ME, Zervos MJ, Warren DK, Carver RL, Anderson DJ, Calfee DP, Bowling JE, Safdar N.

JAMA. 2013 Oct 16;310(15):1571-80.

29.

Survey of high school athletic programs in Iowa regarding infections and infection prevention policies and practices.

Pedersen M, Doyle MR, Beste A, Diekema DJ, Zimmerman MB, Herwaldt LA.

Iowa Orthop J. 2013;33:107-13.

30.

Surgical site infections and cellulitis after abdominal hysterectomy.

Savage MW, Pottinger JM, Chiang HY, Yohnke KR, Bowdler NC, Herwaldt LA.

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug;209(2):108.e1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2013.05.043. Epub 2013 May 24.

PMID:
23711665
31.

A cluster of exertional rhabdomyolysis affecting a Division I Football team.

Smoot MK, Amendola A, Cramer E, Doyle C, Kregel KC, Chiang HY, Cavanaugh JE, Herwaldt LA.

Clin J Sport Med. 2013 Sep;23(5):365-72. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0b013e3182914fe2.

PMID:
23657120
32.

Benefits of universal gloving on hospital-acquired infections in acute care pediatric units.

Yin J, Schweizer ML, Herwaldt LA, Pottinger JM, Perencevich EN.

Pediatrics. 2013 May;131(5):e1515-20. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-3389. Epub 2013 Apr 22.

PMID:
23610206
33.

Effect of daily chlorhexidine bathing on hospital-acquired infection.

Climo MW, Yokoe DS, Warren DK, Perl TM, Bolon M, Herwaldt LA, Weinstein RA, Sepkowitz KA, Jernigan JA, Sanogo K, Wong ES.

N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb 7;368(6):533-42. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1113849. Erratum in: N Engl J Med. 2013 Jun 13;368(24):2341.

34.

Secular trends in nosocomial bloodstream infections: antibiotic-resistant bacteria increase the total burden of infection.

Ammerlaan HS, Harbarth S, Buiting AG, Crook DW, Fitzpatrick F, Hanberger H, Herwaldt LA, van Keulen PH, Kluytmans JA, Kola A, Kuchenbecker RS, Lingaas E, Meessen N, Morris-Downes MM, Pottinger JM, Rohner P, dos Santos RP, Seifert H, Wisplinghoff H, Ziesing S, Walker AS, Bonten MJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Mar;56(6):798-805. doi: 10.1093/cid/cis1006. Epub 2012 Dec 7.

35.

Surgical site infections and their prevention.

Schweizer ML, Herwaldt LA.

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2012 Aug;25(4):378-84. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0b013e32835532f7. Review.

PMID:
22691686
36.

Epidemiology of Acinetobacter spp.-associated healthcare infections and colonization among children at a tertiary-care hospital in Saudi Arabia: a 6-year retrospective cohort study.

Balkhy HH, Bawazeer MS, Kattan RF, Tamim HM, Al Johani SM, Aldughashem FA, Al Alem HA, Adlan A, Herwaldt LA.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Oct;31(10):2645-51. Epub 2012 Apr 5.

PMID:
22476386
37.

Evaluation of postprescription review and feedback as a method of promoting rational antimicrobial use: a multicenter intervention.

Cosgrove SE, Seo SK, Bolon MK, Sepkowitz KA, Climo MW, Diekema DJ, Speck K, Gunaseelan V, Noskin GA, Herwaldt LA, Wong E, Perl TM; CDC Prevention Epicenter Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Apr;33(4):374-80. doi: 10.1086/664771.

PMID:
22418633
38.

Incidence of and risk factors for community-associated Clostridium difficile infection: a nested case-control study.

Kuntz JL, Chrischilles EA, Pendergast JF, Herwaldt LA, Polgreen PM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2011 Jul 15;11:194. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-11-194.

39.

Clinical significance of positive cranial bone flap cultures and associated risk of surgical site infection after craniotomies or craniectomies.

Chiang HY, Steelman VM, Pottinger JM, Schlueter AJ, Diekema DJ, Greenlee JD, Howard MA 3rd, Herwaldt LA.

J Neurosurg. 2011 Jun;114(6):1746-54. doi: 10.3171/2011.1.JNS10782. Epub 2011 Mar 4.

PMID:
21375380
40.

Prospective surveillance for invasive fungal infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients, 2001-2006: overview of the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET) Database.

Kontoyiannis DP, Marr KA, Park BJ, Alexander BD, Anaissie EJ, Walsh TJ, Ito J, Andes DR, Baddley JW, Brown JM, Brumble LM, Freifeld AG, Hadley S, Herwaldt LA, Kauffman CA, Knapp K, Lyon GM, Morrison VA, Papanicolaou G, Patterson TF, Perl TM, Schuster MG, Walker R, Wannemuehler KA, Wingard JR, Chiller TM, Pappas PG.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Apr 15;50(8):1091-100. doi: 10.1086/651263.

PMID:
20218877
41.

Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Iowa, USA.

Van De Griend P, Herwaldt LA, Alvis B, DeMartino M, Heilmann K, Doern G, Winokur P, Vonstein DD, Diekema D.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Oct;15(10):1582-9. doi: 10.3201/eid1510.080877.

42.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain ST398 is present in midwestern U.S. swine and swine workers.

Smith TC, Male MJ, Harper AL, Kroeger JS, Tinkler GP, Moritz ED, Capuano AW, Herwaldt LA, Diekema DJ.

PLoS One. 2009;4(1):e4258. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004258. Epub 2008 Jan 23.

43.

Nosocomial infections and infection control in regional anesthesia.

Schulz-Stübner S, Pottinger JM, Coffin SA, Herwaldt LA.

Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2008 Sep;52(8):1144-57. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2008.01712.x. Review.

PMID:
18840117
44.

Emergence of the USA300 strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a burn-trauma unit.

Wibbenmeyer LA, Kealey GP, Latenser BA, Diekema DJ, Williams IM, Coffman SL, Winokur PL, Kroeger JS, Lewis RW 2nd, Herwaldt LA.

J Burn Care Res. 2008 Sep-Oct;29(5):790-7. doi: 10.1097/BCR.0b013e3181848b8f.

PMID:
18695604
45.

Improving transfusion safety: implementation of a comprehensive computerized bar code-based tracking system for detecting and preventing errors.

Askeland RW, McGrane S, Levitt JS, Dane SK, Greene DL, Vandeberg JA, Walker K, Porcella A, Herwaldt LA, Carmen LT, Kemp JD.

Transfusion. 2008 Jul;48(7):1308-17. doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01668.x. Epub 2008 Mar 13.

PMID:
18346018
46.

Use of a pandemic preparedness drill to increase rates of influenza vaccination among healthcare workers.

Kuntz JL, Holley S, Helms CM, Cavanaugh JE, Vande Berg J, Herwaldt LA, Polgreen PM.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Feb;29(2):111-5. doi: 10.1086/526434.

PMID:
18179365
47.

Infection control resources in Iowa.

Herwaldt LA, Appelgate D, Kuntz J, Chen Y, Pottinger JM.

Am J Infect Control. 2007 Dec;35(10):662-5.

PMID:
18063131
48.

Clostridium difficile-associated disease in patients in a small rural hospital.

Kuntz JL, Cavanaugh JE, Becker LK, Ward MA, Appelgate DM, Herwaldt LA, Polgreen PM.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Nov;28(11):1236-9. Epub 2007 Sep 26.

PMID:
17926273
49.

Infection control policies and practices for Iowa long-term care facility residents with Clostridium difficile infection.

Quinn LK, Chen Y, Herwaldt LA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Nov;28(11):1228-32. Epub 2007 Sep 18.

PMID:
17926271
50.

An outbreak of severe Clostridium difficile-associated disease possibly related to inappropriate antimicrobial therapy for community-acquired pneumonia.

Polgreen PM, Chen YY, Cavanaugh JE, Ward M, Coffman S, Hornick DB, Diekema DJ, Herwaldt LA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Feb;28(2):212-4. Epub 2007 Jan 25.

PMID:
17265406

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