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Predictors of Treatment Failure for Hip and Knee Prosthetic Joint Infections in the Setting of 1- and 2-Stage Exchange Arthroplasty: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort.

Kandel CE, Jenkinson R, Daneman N, Backstein D, Hansen BE, Muller MP, Katz KC, Widdifield J, Bogoch E, Ward S, Sajja A, Jeldes FG, McGeer A.

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 21;6(11):ofz452. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofz452. eCollection 2019 Nov.


Investigating the relationship between vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus control practices and the incidence of health care-associated Clostridioides difficile infections in Ontario.

Ling R, Achonu C, Li Y, Katz KC, Garber G, Johnstone J.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Sep 21. pii: S0196-6553(19)30784-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.08.021. [Epub ahead of print]


The evolving epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection in Canadian hospitals during a postepidemic period (2009-2015).

Katz KC, Golding GR, Choi KB, Pelude L, Amaratunga KR, Taljaard M, Alexandre S, Collet JC, Davis I, Du T, Evans GA, Frenette C, Gravel D, Hota S, Kibsey P, Langley JM, Lee BE, Lemieux C, Longtin Y, Mertz D, Mieusement LMD, Minion J, Moore DL, Mulvey MR, Richardson S, Science M, Simor AE, Stagg P, Suh KN, Taylor G, Wong A, Thampi N; Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program.

CMAJ. 2018 Jun 25;190(25):E758-E765. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.180013.


Risk factors for influenza among health care workers during 2009 pandemic, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Kuster SP, Coleman BL, Raboud J, McNeil S, De Serres G, Gubbay J, Hatchette T, Katz KC, Loeb M, Low D, Mazzulli T, Simor A, McGeer AJ; Working Adult Influenza Cohort Study Group.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Apr;19(4):606-15. doi: 10.3201/eid1904.111812.


Too close for comfort: screening strategy to detect methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus conversion in exposed roommates.

Ng W, George K, Muhammed N, Tomassi J, Katz KC.

Am J Infect Control. 2012 Nov;40(9):883-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.11.007. Epub 2012 Feb 24.


When should a diagnosis of influenza be considered in adults requiring intensive care unit admission? Results of population-based active surveillance in Toronto.

Kuster SP, Katz KC, Blair J, Downey J, Drews SJ, Finkelstein S, Fowler R, Green K, Gubbay J, Hassan K, Lapinsky SE, Mazzulli T, McRitchie D, Pataki J, Plevneshi A, Powis J, Rose D, Sarabia A, Simone C, Simor A, McGeer A.

Crit Care. 2011 Jul 28;15(4):R182. doi: 10.1186/cc10331.


Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: prevalence in skin and soft tissue infections at emergency departments in the Greater Toronto Area and associated risk factors.

Adam HJ, Allen VG, Currie A, McGeer AJ, Simor AE, Richardson SE, Louie L, Willey B, Rutledge T, Lee J, Goldman RD, Somers A, Ellis P, Sarabia A, Rizos J, Borgundvaag B, Katz KC; EMERGENT Working Group.

CJEM. 2009 Sep;11(5):439-46.


Prevalence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in men who have sex with men.

Antoniou T, Devlin R, Gough K, Mulvey M, Katz KC, Zehtabchi M, Polsky J, Tilley D, Brunetta J, Arbess G, Guiang C, Chang B, Kovacs C, Ghavam-Rassoul A, Cavacuiti C, Corneslon B, Berger P, Loutfy MR.

Int J STD AIDS. 2009 Mar;20(3):180-3. doi: 10.1258/ijsa.2008.008243.


Sensitivities of nasal and rectal swabs for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in an active surveillance program.

Currie A, Davis L, Odrobina E, Waldman S, White D, Tomassi J, Katz KC.

J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Sep;46(9):3101-3. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00848-08. Epub 2008 Jul 9.


Fever and a rat bite.

Booth CM, Katz KC, Brunton J.

Can J Infect Dis. 2002 Jul;13(4):269-72. No abstract available.


Comparison of two versions of the IDI-MRSA assay using charcoal swabs for prospective nasal and nonnasal surveillance samples.

Zhang SX, Drews SJ, Tomassi J, Katz KC.

J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Jul;45(7):2278-80. Epub 2007 May 23.


No room at the inn: fever and respiratory illness precautions and the placement of patients within an Ontario acute care institution.

Drews SJ, Raboud J, Katz KC.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Jan;28(1):109-11. No abstract available.


Verification of the IDI-MRSA assay for detecting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in diverse specimen types in a core clinical laboratory setting.

Drews SJ, Willey BM, Kreiswirth N, Wang M, Ianes T, Mitchell J, Latchford M, McGeer AJ, Katz KC.

J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Oct;44(10):3794-6.


Optimal surveillance culture sites for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in newborns.

Rosenthal A, White D, Churilla S, Brodie S, Katz KC.

J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Nov;44(11):4234-6. Epub 2006 Sep 6.


Emergence of macrolide resistance in throat culture isolates of group a streptococci in Ontario, Canada, in 2001.

Katz KC, McGeer AJ, Duncan CL, Ashi-Sulaiman A, Willey BM, Sarabia A, McCann J, Pong-Porter S, Rzayev Y, de Azavedo JS, Low DE.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2003 Jul;47(7):2370-2.


Clinical problem-solving. Where are you from?

Katz KC, Walmsley SL, McLeod AG, Keystone JS, Detsky AS.

N Engl J Med. 2002 Mar 7;346(10):764-7. No abstract available.


A comparison of multifaceted versus Clostridium difficile-focused VRE surveillance strategies in a low-prevalence setting.

Katz KC, Gardam MA, Burt J, Conly JM.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2001 Apr;22(4):219-21.


Postoperative tetanus: a case report.

Katz KC, Walmsley SL.

CMAJ. 2000 Sep 5;163(5):571-3. No abstract available.

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