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Impact of a Comprehensive Workplace Hand Hygiene Program on Employer Health Care Insurance Claims and Costs, Absenteeism, and Employee Perceptions and Practices.

Arbogast JW, Moore-Schiltz L, Jarvis WR, Harpster-Hagen A, Hughes J, Parker A.

J Occup Environ Med. 2016 Jun;58(6):e231-40. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000738.

3.

Meta-analysis on central line-associated bloodstream infections associated with a needleless intravenous connector with a new engineering design.

Tabak YP, Jarvis WR, Sun X, Crosby CT, Johannes RS.

Am J Infect Control. 2014 Dec;42(12):1278-84. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.08.018. Epub 2014 Nov 25.

4.

Multicenter cohort study to assess the impact of a silver-alloy and hydrogel-coated urinary catheter on symptomatic catheter-associated urinary tract infections.

Lederer JW, Jarvis WR, Thomas L, Ritter J.

J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2014 Sep-Oct;41(5):473-80. doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000056.

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Targeted decolonization to prevent ICU infections.

Jarvis WR.

N Engl J Med. 2013 Oct 10;369(15):1469. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1309704. No abstract available.

PMID:
24106945
6.

Colonization pressure as a risk factor for colonization by multiresistant Acinetobacter spp and carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in an intensive care unit.

DalBen MF, Basso M, Garcia CP, Costa SF, Toscano CM, Jarvis WR, Lobo RD, Oliveira MS, Levin AS.

Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013;68(8):1128-33. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2013(08)11. Erratum in: Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 Dec;68(12):1559.

7.

Comparison of central line-associated bloodstream infection rates when changing to a zero fluid displacement intravenous needleless connector in acute care settings.

Chernecky CC, Macklin D, Jarvis WR, Joshua TV.

Am J Infect Control. 2014 Feb;42(2):200-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.05.023. Epub 2013 Aug 21. Retraction in: Am J Infect Control. 2016 Jan 1;44(1):123.

PMID:
23973422
8.

Reply to letter to the editor on "comparative efficacy of commercially available alcohol-based hand rubs and World Health Organization-recommended hand rubs".

Edmonds SL, Macinga DR, Jarvis WR.

Am J Infect Control. 2013 May;41(5):474-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.02.002. No abstract available.

PMID:
23622706
9.

In vitro study assessing the antibacterial activity of three silver-impregnated/coated mechanical valve needleless connectors after blood exposure.

Chernecky CC, Waller JL, Jarvis WR.

Am J Infect Control. 2013 Mar;41(3):278-80. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2012.03.020. Epub 2012 Aug 3.

PMID:
22863121
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Socioeconomic impact on device-associated infections in pediatric intensive care units of 16 limited-resource countries: international Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium findings.

Rosenthal VD, Jarvis WR, Jamulitrat S, Silva CP, Ramachandran B, Dueñas L, Gurskis V, Ersoz G, Novales MG, Khader IA, Ammar K, Guzmán NB, Navoa-Ng JA, Seliem ZS, Espinoza TA, Meng CY, Jayatilleke K; International Nosocomial Infection Control Members.

Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul;13(4):399-406. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e318238b260.

PMID:
22596065
11.

National prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in inpatients at United States health care facilities, 2010.

Jarvis WR, Jarvis AA, Chinn RY.

Am J Infect Control. 2012 Apr;40(3):194-200. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2012.02.001.

PMID:
22440670
12.

Comparative efficacy of commercially available alcohol-based hand rubs and World Health Organization-recommended hand rubs: formulation matters.

Edmonds SL, Macinga DR, Mays-Suko P, Duley C, Rutter J, Jarvis WR, Arbogast JW.

Am J Infect Control. 2012 Aug;40(6):521-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.08.016. Epub 2012 Jan 20.

PMID:
22264743
13.

Health care-associated infection outbreak investigations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1946-2005.

Archibald LK, Jarvis WR.

Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Dec 1;174(11 Suppl):S47-64. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwr310.

PMID:
22135394
14.

Transmission of resistant bacteria in intensive care.

Farr BM, Jarvis WR.

N Engl J Med. 2011 Aug 25;365(8):762; author reply 764-5. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1107077. No abstract available.

PMID:
21864176
15.

Socioeconomic impact on device-associated infections in limited-resource neonatal intensive care units: findings of the INICC.

Rosenthal VD, Lynch P, Jarvis WR, Khader IA, Richtmann R, Jaballah NB, Aygun C, Villamil-Gómez W, Dueñas L, Atencio-Espinoza T, Navoa-Ng JA, Pawar M, Sobreyra-Oropeza M, Barkat A, Mejía N, Yuet-Meng C, Apisarnthanarak A; International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium members.

Infection. 2011 Oct;39(5):439-50. doi: 10.1007/s15010-011-0136-2. Epub 2011 Jul 6.

PMID:
21732120
16.

Economic impact of use of chlorhexidine-impregnated sponge dressing for prevention of central line-associated infections in the United States.

Ye X, Rupnow M, Bastide P, Lafuma A, Ovington L, Jarvis WR.

Am J Infect Control. 2011 Oct;39(8):647-654. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2010.11.008. Epub 2011 Jun 8.

PMID:
21641681
17.

Guidelines on blood cultures.

Towns ML, Jarvis WR, Hsueh PR.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2010 Aug;43(4):347-9. doi: 10.1016/S1684-1182(10)60054-0.

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Risk factors and risk adjustment for surgical site infections in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery patients.

Sohn AH, Schwartz JM, Yang KY, Jarvis WR, Guglielmo BJ, Weintrub PS.

Am J Infect Control. 2010 Nov;38(9):706-10. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2010.03.009.

PMID:
20605267
19.

Biocatalytic asymmetric synthesis of chiral amines from ketones applied to sitagliptin manufacture.

Savile CK, Janey JM, Mundorff EC, Moore JC, Tam S, Jarvis WR, Colbeck JC, Krebber A, Fleitz FJ, Brands J, Devine PN, Huisman GW, Hughes GJ.

Science. 2010 Jul 16;329(5989):305-9. doi: 10.1126/science.1188934. Epub 2010 Jun 17.

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Prevention of surgical-site infections.

Farr BM, Jarvis WR.

N Engl J Med. 2010 Apr 22;362(16):1541; author reply 1542-4. No abstract available.

PMID:
20414961
21.

Prevention and control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: dealing with reality, resistance, and resistance to reality.

Jarvis WR.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Jan 15;50(2):218-20. doi: 10.1086/648718. No abstract available.

PMID:
20001538
22.

Health care-associated bloodstream infections associated with negative- or positive-pressure or displacement mechanical valve needleless connectors.

Jarvis WR, Murphy C, Hall KK, Fogle PJ, Karchmer TB, Harrington G, Salgado C, Giannetta ET, Cameron C, Sherertz RJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Dec 15;49(12):1821-7. doi: 10.1086/648418.

PMID:
19911973
23.

What works and what doesn't for the control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection: dogma and data.

Farr BM, Jarvis WR.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Sep 15;49(6):987-8; author reply 989-90. doi: 10.1086/605536. No abstract available.

PMID:
19694537
24.

Searching many guidelines for how best to control methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus healthcare-associated spread and infection.

Farr BM, Jarvis WR.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Aug;30(8):808-9. doi: 10.1086/599000. No abstract available.

PMID:
19591585
25.

Prevention of central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections in pediatric intensive care units: a performance improvement collaborative.

Jeffries HE, Mason W, Brewer M, Oakes KL, Muñoz EI, Gornick W, Flowers LD, Mullen JE, Gilliam CH, Fustar S, Thurm CW, Logsdon T, Jarvis WR.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Jul;30(7):645-51. doi: 10.1086/598341.

PMID:
19496731
26.

Healthcare-associated infection in Italy: annual point-prevalence surveys, 2002-2004.

Lanini S, Jarvis WR, Nicastri E, Privitera G, Gesu G, Marchetti F, Giuliani L, Piselli P, Puro V, Nisii C, Ippolito G; INF-NOS Study Group (Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio delle Infezioni Noscomiali).

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Jul;30(7):659-65. doi: 10.1086/597596. Erratum in: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Oct;30(10):1029.

PMID:
19496645
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Gram-negative bloodstream infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients: the roles of needleless device use, bathing practices, and catheter care.

Toscano CM, Bell M, Zukerman C, Shelton W, Novicki TJ, Nichols WG, Corey L, Jarvis WR.

Am J Infect Control. 2009 May;37(4):327-34. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2008.01.012.

PMID:
19406332
28.

Why we disagree with the analysis of Wenzel et al.

Farr BM, Jarvis WR.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 May;30(5):497-9; author reply 499-500. doi: 10.1086/597064. No abstract available.

PMID:
19344270
29.

National point prevalence of Clostridium difficile in US health care facility inpatients, 2008.

Jarvis WR, Schlosser J, Jarvis AA, Chinn RY.

Am J Infect Control. 2009 May;37(4):263-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2009.01.001. Epub 2009 Mar 10.

PMID:
19278754
30.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: misinterpretation and misrepresentation of active detection and isolation.

Farr BM, Jarvis WR.

Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Nov 1;47(9):1238-9; author reply 1239-40. doi: 10.1086/592119. No abstract available.

PMID:
18831705
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Decision instrument for the isolation of pneumonia patients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis admitted through US emergency departments.

Moran GJ, Barrett TW, Mower WR, Krishnadasan A, Abrahamian FM, Ong S, Nakase JY, Pinner RW, Kuehnert MJ, Jarvis WR, Talan DA; EMERGEncy ID NET Study Group.

Ann Emerg Med. 2009 May;53(5):625-32. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2008.07.027. Epub 2008 Aug 29.

PMID:
18760503
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Universal screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by hospitals.

Jarvis WR, Muto C.

JAMA. 2008 Aug 6;300(5):504; author reply 504-6. doi: 10.1001/jama.300.5.504-a. No abstract available.

PMID:
18677021
33.

Reprocessing and reuse of single-use medical devices used during hemodynamic procedures in Brazil: a widespread and largely overlooked problem.

Amarante JM, Toscano CM, Pearson ML, Roth V, Jarvis WR, Levin AS.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Sep;29(9):854-8. doi: 10.1086/590357.

PMID:
18647118
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National prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in inpatients at US health care facilities, 2006.

Jarvis WR, Schlosser J, Chinn RY, Tweeten S, Jackson M.

Am J Infect Control. 2007 Dec;35(10):631-7.

PMID:
18063126
36.

Epidemiology of nosocomial fungal infection in the 1990s.

Trick WE, Jarvis WR.

Rev Iberoam Micol. 1998 Mar;15(1):2-6. No abstract available.

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Reduction in surgical site infections in neurosurgical patients associated with a bedside hand hygiene program in Vietnam.

Le TA, Dibley MJ, Vo VN, Archibald L, Jarvis WR, Sohn AH.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 May;28(5):583-8. Epub 2007 Apr 5.

PMID:
17464919
38.

The prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Cortazal M, Soule BM, Jarvis WR.

Am J Infect Control. 2006 Dec;34(10):613-5. No abstract available.

PMID:
17161734
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Nationwide outbreak of red eye syndrome associated with transfusion of leukocyte-reduced red blood cell units.

Alonso-Echanove J, Sippy BD, Chin AE, Cairns L, Haley R, Epstein JS, Richards MJ, Edelhauser H, Hedberg K, Kuehnert MJ, Jarvis WR, Pearson ML; Transfusion-Associated Red Eye Syndrome Study Group.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Nov;27(11):1146-52. Epub 2006 Oct 9.

PMID:
17080369
40.

Lessons from recent nosocomial epidemics.

Richards CL, Jarvis WR.

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 1999 Aug;12(4):327-34.

PMID:
17035794
41.

Another tale of two guidelines.

Muto CA, Jarvis WR, Farr BM.

Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Sep 15;43(6):796-7;; author reply 797-8. No abstract available.

PMID:
16912962
42.

Infectious diseases physicians' preferences for continuing medical education on antimicrobial resistance and other general topics.

Blakely JT, Sinkowitz-Cochran RL, Jarvis WR.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Aug;27(8):873-5. Epub 2006 Jul 20.

PMID:
16874650
43.

Control of nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection.

Muto CA, Vos MC, Jarvis WR, Farr BM.

Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Aug 1;43(3):387-8. No abstract available.

PMID:
16804860
44.

Incidence of pediatric and neonatal intensive care unit-acquired infections.

Banerjee SN, Grohskopf LA, Sinkowitz-Cochran RL, Jarvis WR; National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System; Pediatric Prevention Network.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Jun;27(6):561-70. Epub 2006 May 3.

PMID:
16755474
45.

Pyrogenic reactions in hemodialysis patients, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Archibald LK, Khoi NN, Jarvis WR, Reller LB, Cam PD, Thu TA, Hung NV.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Apr;27(4):424-6. Epub 2006 Mar 29.

PMID:
16622825
46.

A multicenter evaluation of tuberculin skin test positivity and conversion among health care workers in Brazilian hospitals.

Roth VR, Garrett DO, Laserson KF, Starling CE, Kritski AL, Medeiros EA, Binkin N, Jarvis WR.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2005 Dec;9(12):1335-42.

PMID:
16466055
47.

Use of antimicrobial agents in United States neonatal and pediatric intensive care patients.

Grohskopf LA, Huskins WC, Sinkowitz-Cochran RL, Levine GL, Goldmann DA, Jarvis WR; Pediatric Prevention Network.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2005 Sep;24(9):766-73.

PMID:
16148841
48.

TST reversion in a BCG-revaccinated population of nursing and medical students, São Paulo, Brazil, 1997-2000.

Levy MZ, Medeiros EA, Shang N, Soares MC, Homenko AS, Almeida RM, Garrett DO, Roth VR, Jarvis WR, Wells CD, Binkin N, Laserson KF.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2005 Jul;9(7):771-6. Erratum in: Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2005 Sep;9(9):1060.

PMID:
16013773
49.

Neonatal sepsis in Egypt associated with bacterial contamination of glucose-containing intravenous fluids.

Moore KL, Kainer MA, Badrawi N, Afifi S, Wasfy M, Bashir M, Jarvis WR, Graham TW, el-Kholy A, Gipson R, Jernigan DB, Mahoney F.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2005 Jul;24(7):590-4.

PMID:
15998998
50.

Has methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus stopped spreading in intensive care units?

Muto CA, Farr BM, Jarvis WR.

Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Jul 15;41(2):269-70; author reply 270-1. No abstract available.

PMID:
15983929

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