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1.

Reply to Karabay and Karabay.

Dragan V, Wei Y, Elligsen M, Leis JA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 15. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy886. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
30321296
2.

Hand hygiene opportunities on Canadian acute-care inpatient units: A multicenter observational study.

Nayyar D, Moore C, McCreight L, Garvida C, Xu E, Kiss A, Ricciuto DR, McGeer A, Leis JA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Nov;39(11):1378-1380. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.221. Epub 2018 Sep 25.

PMID:
30249307
3.

Nosocomial outbreak of vanD-carrying vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium.

Lam PW, Kozak RA, Eshaghi A, Avaness M, Salt N, Patel SN, Simor AE, Leis JA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Oct;39(10):1266-1268. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.174. Epub 2018 Aug 16. No abstract available.

PMID:
30111383
4.

The impact of vancomycin trough concentrations on outcomes in non-deep seated infections: a retrospective cohort study.

Wan M, Walker SAN, Martin E, Elligsen M, Palmay L, Leis JA.

BMC Pharmacol Toxicol. 2018 Jul 31;19(1):47. doi: 10.1186/s40360-018-0236-z.

5.

Predictors of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Occlusion in the Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Setting.

Lam PW, Graham C, Leis JA, Daneman N.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Aug 27;62(9). pii: e00900-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00900-18. Print 2018 Sep.

PMID:
29967016
6.

Standardisation of perioperative urinary catheter use to reduce postsurgical urinary tract infection: an interrupted time series study.

Sadeghi M, Leis JA, Laflamme C, Sparkes D, Ditrani W, Watamaniuk A, Taggar R, Jinnah F, Avaness M, Vearncombe M, Nathens AB.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 May 29. pii: bmjqs-2017-007458. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2017-007458. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29844230
7.

Automatic notification and infectious diseases consultation for patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.

Djelic L, Andany N, Craig J, Daneman N, Simor A, Leis JA.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Jul;91(3):282-283. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2018.03.001. Epub 2018 Mar 3.

PMID:
29699836
8.

Adaptation of an evidence-based postpartum depression intervention: feasibility and acceptability of mothers and babies 1-on-1.

Darius Tandon S, Leis JA, Ward EA, Snyder H, Mendelson T, Perry DF, Carter M, Hamil J, Le HN.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018 Apr 11;18(1):93. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-1726-0.

9.

Impact of Defaulting to Single-Lumen Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters on Patient Outcomes: An Interrupted Time Series Study.

Lam PW, Volling C, Chan T, Wiggers JB, Castellani L, Wright J, Peckham K, Shadowitz S, Tasker S, MacFadden DR, Daneman N, Gold WL, Pugash R, Leis JA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 31;67(6):954-957. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy301.

PMID:
29635457
10.

Prophylactic Antimicrobial Therapy for Acute Aspiration Pneumonitis.

Dragan V, Wei Y, Elligsen M, Kiss A, Walker SAN, Leis JA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 1;67(4):513-518. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy120.

PMID:
29438467
11.

Clinical Significance of Low Colony-Count Urine Cultures Among Hospitalized Inpatients.

Smith MA, Lamb MJ, Baillie L, Simor A, Leis JA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Apr;39(4):488-489. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.324. Epub 2018 Feb 12. No abstract available.

PMID:
29428000
12.

Microbacterium Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis: A Case Report and Review.

Lam PW, Naimark DM, Leis JA.

Perit Dial Int. 2018 Jan-Feb;38(1):9-13. doi: 10.3747/pdi.2017.00121. Review.

PMID:
29311193
13.

The Use of Intravenous and Inhaled Colistin Therapy During a Burn Center Outbreak of Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.

Saun TJ, Rogers AD, Leis JA, Cartotto R.

J Burn Care Res. 2018 Oct 23;39(6):1029-1036. doi: 10.1097/BCR.0000000000000626.

PMID:
28877134
14.

Advancing infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship through improvement science.

Leis JA.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Feb;27(2):163-165. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2017-006793. Epub 2017 Jun 14. No abstract available.

PMID:
28615344
15.

Point-of-Care β-Lactam Allergy Skin Testing by Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A Pragmatic Multicenter Prospective Evaluation.

Leis JA, Palmay L, Ho G, Raybardhan S, Gill S, Kan T, Campbell J, Kiss A, McCready JB, Das P, Minnema B, Powis JE, Walker SAN, Ferguson H, Wong B, Weber E.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 1;65(7):1059-1065. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix512.

PMID:
28575226
16.

Radiation safety in the cardiac catheterization lab: A time series quality improvement initiative.

Abuzeid W, Abunassar J, Leis JA, Tang V, Wong B, Ko DT, Wijeysundera HC.

Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2017 Jul - Aug;18(5S1):S22-S26. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2017.04.009. Epub 2017 Apr 22.

PMID:
28483588
17.

Vestibulotoxicity with systemic gentamicin in different dosing regimens: Our experience in 46 patients.

Syed MI, Leis JA, Ilan O, Gold WL, Pothier DD, Rutka JA.

Clin Otolaryngol. 2017 Oct;42(5):1091-1095. doi: 10.1111/coa.12865. Epub 2017 Apr 17. No abstract available.

PMID:
28296174
18.

Elimination of Screening Urine Cultures Prior to Elective Joint Arthroplasty.

Lamb MJ, Baillie L, Pajak D, Flynn J, Bansal V, Simor A, Vearncombe M, Walker SA, Clark S, Gollish J, Leis JA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 15;64(6):806-809. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw848.

PMID:
28011604
19.

A primer on PDSA: executing plan-do-study-act cycles in practice, not just in name.

Leis JA, Shojania KG.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 Jul;26(7):572-577. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2016-006245. Epub 2016 Dec 16. No abstract available.

PMID:
27986900
20.

A point prevalence study of urinary catheter use among teaching hospitals with and without reduction programs.

Soong C, Leis JA, Okrainec K, McDonald EG, Lee TC.

J Hosp Med. 2016 Nov;11(11):799-800. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2628. Epub 2016 Jun 17. No abstract available.

PMID:
27315097
21.

Impact of Reported Beta-Lactam Allergy on Inpatient Outcomes: A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study.

MacFadden DR, LaDelfa A, Leen J, Gold WL, Daneman N, Weber E, Al-Busaidi I, Petrescu D, Saltzman I, Devlin M, Andany N, Leis JA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 1;63(7):904-910. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw462. Epub 2016 Jul 11.

PMID:
27402820
22.

Do physicians clean their hands? Insights from a covert observational study.

Kovacs-Litman A, Wong K, Shojania KG, Callery S, Vearncombe M, Leis JA.

J Hosp Med. 2016 Dec;11(12):862-864. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2632. Epub 2016 Jul 5.

PMID:
27378510
23.

CD4 measurement in a 54-year-old man with sustained HIV-1 viral suppression.

Yan A, Leis JA, Gold WL.

CMAJ. 2016 Oct 4;188(14):1028-1029. Epub 2016 Mar 29. No abstract available.

24.

Rubella in a returned traveller.

Chan T, MacFadden DR, Leis JA.

CMAJ. 2016 Mar 15;188(5):363-6. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.150574. Epub 2015 Nov 30. No abstract available.

25.

An educational forum to engage infectious diseases and microbiology residents in resource stewardship modelled after the Choosing Wisely campaign.

MacFadden DR, Gold WL, Al-Busaidi I, Craig JD, Petrescu D, Saltzman IS, Leis JA.

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2015 Sep-Oct;26(5):231-3. Erratum in: Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2015 Nov-Dec;26(6):335.

26.

Medical Directive for Urinary Catheter Removal by Nurses on General Medical Wards.

Leis JA, Corpus C, Rahmani A, Catt B, Wong BM, Callery S, Vearncombe M.

JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jan;176(1):113-5. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.6319. No abstract available.

PMID:
26571234
27.

Urinalysis Orders Among Patients Admitted to the General Medicine Service.

Yin P, Kiss A, Leis JA.

JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Oct;175(10):1711-3. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.4036. No abstract available.

PMID:
26280990
28.

Indwelling urinary catheter surveillance using a Task-oriented nurse acuity system.

Leis JA, Corpus C, Catt B, Jinnah F, Edgar B, Wong BM, Callery S, Simor AE, Vearncombe M.

Am J Infect Control. 2015 Oct 1;43(10):1112-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.05.046. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

PMID:
26190387
29.

Budding Issues: Blastomycosis.

Craig J, Al Habeeb A, Leis JA.

Am J Med. 2015 Nov;128(11):1182-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2015.06.020. Epub 2015 Jul 8. No abstract available.

PMID:
26164562
30.

"Choosing Wisely Canada" and antimicrobial stewardship: A shared focus on reducing unnecessary care.

Born KB, Leis JA, Gold WL, Levinson W.

Can Commun Dis Rep. 2015 Jun 18;41(Suppl 4):9-13. eCollection 2015 Jun 18.

31.

The resurgence of pertussis.

Wiggers JB, Leis JA, Gold WL.

CMAJ. 2015 Jul 14;187(10):755. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.140896. Epub 2015 Apr 7. No abstract available.

32.

Infectious complications following transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy: a Canadian tertiary cancer center experience.

Al-Busaidi I, Leis JA, Gold WL, McGeer A, Toi A.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 May;36(5):614-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.30. Epub 2015 Feb 23. No abstract available.

PMID:
25703214
33.

Antibiotics "just-in-case" in a patient with aspiration pneumonitis.

Joundi RA, Wong BM, Leis JA.

JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Apr;175(4):489-90. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.8030. No abstract available.

PMID:
25665174
34.

A urinary catheter left in place for slightly too long: a teachable moment.

Al-Abri M, Wong BM, Leis JA.

JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Feb;175(2):163. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.6583. No abstract available.

PMID:
25506819
35.

Lessons from audit and feedback of hospitalized patients with bacteriuria.

Leis JA, Palmay L, Elligsen M, Walker SA, Lee C, Daneman N.

Am J Infect Control. 2014 Oct;42(10):1136-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.06.020.

PMID:
25278413
36.

Aminoglycoside-induced ototoxicity.

Leis JA, Rutka JA, Gold WL.

CMAJ. 2015 Jan 6;187(1):E52. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.140339. Epub 2014 Sep 15. Review. No abstract available.

37.

The opening and closing of empiric windows: the impact of rapid microbiologic diagnostics.

MacFadden DR, Leis JA, Mubareka S, Daneman N.

Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Oct 15;59(8):1199-200. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu493. Epub 2014 Jun 25. No abstract available.

PMID:
24965352
38.

Reply to Chironda et Al.

Leis JA, Daneman N, Gold WL, McGeer A.

Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Oct;59(7):1039-40. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu414. Epub 2014 May 30. No abstract available.

PMID:
24879787
39.

Preventing postpartum depression in a pediatric primary care clinic: a pilot study.

Leis JA, Solomon BS, Wasserman KE, Carter TN, Mendelson T, Perry DF, Tandon SD.

Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 May;54(5):487-90. doi: 10.1177/0009922814536775. Epub 2014 May 29. No abstract available.

PMID:
24876165
40.

Reducing antimicrobial therapy for asymptomatic bacteriuria among noncatheterized inpatients: a proof-of-concept study.

Leis JA, Rebick GW, Daneman N, Gold WL, Poutanen SM, Lo P, Larocque M, Shojania KG, McGeer A.

Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Apr;58(7):980-3. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu010. Epub 2014 Feb 26.

PMID:
24577290
41.

Interpreting positive urine cultures. The authors respond.

Vaisman A, Gold WL, Leis JA.

CMAJ. 2013 Nov 19;185(17):1527. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.113-2147. No abstract available.

42.

Downstream impact of urine cultures ordered without indication at two acute care teaching hospitals.

Leis JA, Gold WL, Daneman N, Shojania K, McGeer A.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Oct;34(10):1113-4. doi: 10.1086/673151. Epub 2013 Aug 29. No abstract available. Erratum in: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Feb;35(2):211.

PMID:
24018932
43.

Indeterminate tcdB using a Clostridium difficile PCR assay: a retrospective cohort study.

Leis JA, Gold WL, Ng J, Hirji Z, Pillai DR, Broukhanski G, Raggiunti P, Hota S, McGeer A, Poutanen SM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Jul 16;13:324. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-324.

44.

Six-month outcomes from a randomized controlled trial to prevent perinatal depression in low-income home visiting clients.

Tandon SD, Leis JA, Mendelson T, Perry DF, Kemp K.

Matern Child Health J. 2014 May;18(4):873-81. doi: 10.1007/s10995-013-1313-y.

45.

Associations between maternal mental health and child emotional and behavioral problems: does prenatal mental health matter?

Leis JA, Heron J, Stuart EA, Mendelson T.

J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2014 Jan;42(1):161-71. doi: 10.1007/s10802-013-9766-4.

PMID:
23748337
46.

A 78-year-old woman with lethargy and a positive urine culture.

Vaisman A, Gold WL, Leis JA.

CMAJ. 2013 May 14;185(8):679-80. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.121860. Epub 2013 Apr 15. No abstract available.

47.

Impact of a preventive intervention for perinatal depression on mood regulation, social support, and coping.

Mendelson T, Leis JA, Perry DF, Stuart EA, Tandon SD.

Arch Womens Ment Health. 2013 Jun;16(3):211-8. doi: 10.1007/s00737-013-0332-4. Epub 2013 Mar 2.

PMID:
23456540
48.

A 44-year-old man with a parapneumonic effusion.

Craig J, Gold WL, Leis JA.

CMAJ. 2013 Feb 19;185(3):232-4. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.121051. Epub 2013 Jan 14. No abstract available.

49.

Reducing the risk of infection in a patient who will undergo splenectomy.

Petrescu D, Gold WL, Leis JA.

CMAJ. 2012 Jun 12;184(9):1053-4. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.120159. Epub 2012 May 7. Review. No abstract available.

50.

Five things to know about...management of community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency department.

Leis JA, Gold WL.

CMAJ. 2012 Mar 20;184(5):559. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.111143. Epub 2012 Jan 23. No abstract available.

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