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1.

Diagnostic Stewardship for Clostridiodes difficile testing: From Laxatives to Diarrhea and Beyond.

Rock C, Maragakis LL.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 4. pii: ciz982. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz982. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
31584627
2.

Development and Comparison of Complementary Methods to Study Potential Skin and Inhalational Exposure to Pathogens During Personal Protective Equipment Doffing.

Therkorn J, Drewry D, Andonian J, Benishek L, Billman C, Forsyth ER, Garibaldi BT, Nowakowski E, Rainwater-Lovett K, Sauer L, Schiffhauer M, Maragakis LL.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 13;69(Supplement_3):S231-S240. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz616.

3.

Effect of an Intervention Package and Teamwork Training to Prevent Healthcare Personnel Self-contamination During Personal Protective Equipment Doffing.

Andonian J, Kazi S, Therkorn J, Benishek L, Billman C, Schiffhauer M, Nowakowski E, Osei P, Gurses AP, Hsu YJ, Drewry D, Forsyth ER, Vignesh A, Oresanwo I, Garibaldi BT, Rainwater-Lovett K, Trexler P, Maragakis LL.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 13;69(Supplement_3):S248-S255. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz618.

4.

Infection surveillance and prevention strategies to detect and prevent postaccess breast tissue expander infections.

Sharara SL, Saunders HM, Fabre V, Cosgrove SE, Fellerman DP, Rock C, Trexler PA, Lewis LB, Bernstein MG, Manahan MA, Sacks JM, Rosson GD, Maragakis LL.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Nov;40(11):1275-1277. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.222. Epub 2019 Aug 13.

PMID:
31407645
5.

Evaluating accuracy of sampling strategies for fluorescent gel monitoring of patient room cleaning.

Rock C, Small BA, Hsu YJ, Gurses AP, Xie A, Scheeler V, Cummings S, Trexler P, Milstone AM, Maragakis LL, Cosgrove SE; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jul;40(7):794-797. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.102.

6.

Prescriber Behavior in Clostridioides difficile Testing: A 3-Hospital Diagnostic Stewardship Intervention.

Mizusawa M, Small BA, Hsu YJ, Sharara SL, Advic E, Kauffman C, Milstone AM, Feldman L, Pahwa AK, Trivedi JB, Landrum MB, Maragakis LL, Carroll KC, Cosgrove SE, Rock C.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 13;69(11):2019-2021. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz295.

PMID:
31125399
7.

Predicting probability of perirectal colonization with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and other carbapenem-resistant organisms (CROs) at hospital unit admission.

Goodman KE, Simner PJ, Klein EY, Kazmi AQ, Gadala A, Toerper MF, Levin S, Tamma PD, Rock C, Cosgrove SE, Maragakis LL, Milstone AM; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 May;40(5):541-550. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.42. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

PMID:
30915928
8.

Things We Do For Good Reasons: Contact Precautions for Multidrug-resistant Organisms, Including MRSA and VRE.

Maragakis LL, Jernigan JA.

J Hosp Med. 2019 Mar;14(3):194-196. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3169. No abstract available.

PMID:
30811332
9.

Changing antibiotic resistance patterns for Staphylococcus aureus surgical site infections.

Khamash DF, Milstone AM, Carroll KC, Gadala A, Klein E, Maragakis LL, Cosgrove SE, Fabre V.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Apr;40(4):486-487. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.4. Epub 2019 Feb 20.

PMID:
30782221
10.

Application of the Incident Command System to the Hospital Biocontainment Unit Setting.

Sauer LM, Romig M, Andonian J, Flinn JB, Hynes N, Maloney R, Maragakis LL, Garibaldi B.

Health Secur. 2019 Jan/Feb;17(1):27-34. doi: 10.1089/hs.2019.0006.

PMID:
30779610
11.

The Impact of High-Level Isolation Units Beyond High-Consequence Pathogen Preparedness.

Andonian J, Galusha KE, Maragakis LL, Garibaldi BT.

Health Secur. 2019 Jan/Feb;17(1):69-73. doi: 10.1089/hs.2018.0104.

PMID:
30779609
12.

Simulation of a Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery and Neonatal Resuscitation in a Biocontainment Unit.

Kogutt BK, Sheffield JS, Whyne D, Maragakis LL, Andonian J, Flinn J, Sulmonte C, Dodson A, Romig M, Sauer L, Maloney R, Ferrell J, Vaught AJ, Golden WC, Garibaldi BT.

Health Secur. 2019 Jan/Feb;17(1):18-26. doi: 10.1089/hs.2018.0090.

PMID:
30779606
13.

Human factors-based risk analysis to improve the safety of doffing enhanced personal protective equipment.

Gurses AP, Dietz AS, Nowakowski E, Andonian J, Schiffhauer M, Billman C, Abashian AM, Trexler P, Osei P, Benishek LE, Xie A, Pronovost P, Rosen MA, Maragakis LL; CDC Prevention Epicenter Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Feb;40(2):178-186. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.292. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

PMID:
30520708
14.

Evaluation of environmental cleaning of patient rooms: Impact of different fluorescent gel markers.

Rock C, Xie A, Andonian J, Hsu YJ, Osei P, Keller SC, Gurses AP, Trexler P, Maragakis LL, Cosgrove SE; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jan;40(1):100-102. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.287. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

15.

A novel personal protective equipment coverall was rated higher than standard Ebola virus personal protective equipment in terms of comfort, mobility and perception of safety when tested by health care workers in Liberia and in a United States biocontainment unit.

Garibaldi BT, Ruparelia C, Shaw-Saliba K, Sauer LM, Maragakis LL, Glancey M, Subah M, Nelson AR, Wilkason C, Scavo L, Litwin L, Osei P, Yazdi Y.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Mar;47(3):298-304. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.08.014. Epub 2018 Oct 6.

16.

How frequently are hospitalized patients colonized with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) already on contact precautions for other indications?

Goodman KE, Simner PJ, Klein EY, Kazmi AQ, Gadala A, Rock C, Tamma PD, Cosgrove SE, Maragakis LL, Milstone AM; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Dec;39(12):1491-1493. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.236. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

17.

Impact of air-handling system exhaust failure on dissemination pattern of simulant pathogen particles in a clinical biocontainment unit.

Therkorn J, Drewry Iii D, Pilholski T, Shaw-Saliba K, Bova G, Maragakis LL, Garibaldi B, Sauer L.

Indoor Air. 2019 Jan;29(1):143-155. doi: 10.1111/ina.12506. Epub 2018 Oct 5.

PMID:
30192402
18.

Comparison of nylon-flocked swab and cellulose sponge methods for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae and gram-negative organism recovery from high-touch surfaces in patient rooms.

Rock C, Anderson M, Lewis S, Scheeler V, Nowakowski E, Hsu YJ, Milstone AM, Carroll KC, Maragakis LL, Simner PJ; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Oct;39(10):1257-1261. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.182. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

19.

National Healthcare Safety Network laboratory-identified Clostridium difficile event reporting: A need for diagnostic stewardship.

Rock C, Pana Z, Leekha S, Trexler P, Andonian J, Gadala A, Carroll KC, Maragakis LL; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Apr;46(4):456-458. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.10.011. Epub 2018 Jan 2.

20.

Epidemiology of septic meningitis associated with neuraxial anesthesia: a historical review and meta-analysis.

Zorrilla-Vaca A, Healy RJ, Rivera-Lara L, Grant MC, Maragakis LL, Escandón-Vargas K, Mirski MA.

Minerva Anestesiol. 2018 Mar;84(3):363-377. doi: 10.23736/S0375-9393.17.11920-6. Epub 2017 Nov 6. Review.

21.

Patient and health care worker perceptions of daily use of ultraviolet-C technology as an adjunct to daily cleaning in an academic hospital: Secondary study of Ultra Violet-C Light Evaluation as an Adjunct to Removing Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms.

Rock C, Curless MS, Carson KA, Nowakowski E, Scheeler V, Maragakis LL.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Mar;46(3):348-349. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.039. Epub 2017 Oct 19.

PMID:
29056329
22.

Use of Implementation Science for a Sustained Reduction of Central-Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in a High-Volume, Regional Burn Unit.

Sood G, Caffrey J, Krout K, Khouri-Stevens Z, Gerold K, Riedel S, McIntyre J, Maragakis LL, Blanding R, Zenilman J, Bennett R, Pronovost P.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Nov;38(11):1306-1311. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.191. Epub 2017 Sep 13.

PMID:
28899444
23.

Central line-associated bloodstream infection rate elevation: Attributable to National Healthcare Safety Network surveillance definition changes, ongoing opportunities for infection prevention, or both?

Corley A, Cantara M, Gardner J, Trexler P, Rock C, Maragakis LL.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Sep 1;45(9):1030-1032. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.04.282. Epub 2017 Jul 20.

PMID:
28736032
24.

Resolution of Carbapenemase-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae Outbreak in a Tertiary Cancer Center; the Role of Active Surveillance.

Rock C, Curless MS, Cantara M, Mehta S, Marrone KA, Carroll KC, Simner P, Maragakis LL.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Sep;38(9):1117-1119. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.136. Epub 2017 Jul 11. No abstract available.

PMID:
28693656
25.

Preoperative Staphylococcus Aureus Screening and Targeted Decolonization in Cardiac Surgery.

Saraswat MK, Magruder JT, Crawford TC, Gardner JM, Duquaine D, Sussman MS, Maragakis LL, Whitman GJ.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct;104(4):1349-1356. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.03.018. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

PMID:
28577844
26.

Effect of meteorological factors and geographic location on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci colonization in the US.

Blanco N, Perencevich E, Li SS, Morgan DJ, Pineles L, Johnson JK, Robinson G, Anderson DJ, Jacob JT, Maragakis LL, Harris AD; CDC Prevention Epicenter Program.

PLoS One. 2017 May 30;12(5):e0178254. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178254. eCollection 2017.

27.

Reducing preventable harm: observations on minimizing bloodstream infections.

Pronovost PJ, Weaver SJ, Berenholtz SM, Lubomski LH, Maragakis LL, Marsteller JA, Pham JC, Sawyer MD, Thompson DA, Weeks K, Rosen MA.

J Health Organ Manag. 2017 Mar 20;31(1):2-9. doi: 10.1108/JHOM-10-2016-0197.

PMID:
28260406
28.

Validation of Autoclave Protocols for Successful Decontamination of Category A Medical Waste Generated from Care of Patients with Serious Communicable Diseases.

Garibaldi BT, Reimers M, Ernst N, Bova G, Nowakowski E, Bukowski J, Ellis BC, Smith C, Sauer L, Dionne K, Carroll KC, Maragakis LL, Parrish NM.

J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Feb;55(2):545-551. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02161-16. Epub 2016 Dec 7.

29.

Using a Human Factors Engineering Approach to Improve Patient Room Cleaning and Disinfection.

Rock C, Cosgrove SE, Keller SC, Enos-Graves H, Andonian J, Maragakis LL, Gurses AP, Xie A; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Dec;37(12):1502-1506. Epub 2016 Sep 26. No abstract available.

30.

UV-C Light Disinfection of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae from High-Touch Surfaces in a Patient Room and Bathroom.

Rock C, Curless MS, Nowakowski E, Ross T, Carson KA, Trexler P, Carroll K, Maragakis LL.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Aug;37(8):996-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.111. Epub 2016 May 13. No abstract available.

PMID:
27174660
31.

The Creation of a Biocontainment Unit at a Tertiary Care Hospital. The Johns Hopkins Medicine Experience.

Garibaldi BT, Kelen GD, Brower RG, Bova G, Ernst N, Reimers M, Langlotz R, Gimburg A, Iati M, Smith C, MacConnell S, James H, Lewin JJ, Trexler P, Black MA, Lynch C, Clarke W, Marzinke MA, Sokoll LJ, Carroll KC, Parish NM, Dionne K, Biddison EL, Gwon HS, Sauer L, Hill P, Newton SM, Garrett MR, Miller RG, Perl TM, Maragakis LL.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 May;13(5):600-8. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201509-587PS.

PMID:
27057583
32.

Pseudo-outbreak of Sphingomonas and Methylobacterium sp. Associated with Contamination of Heparin-Saline Solution Syringes Used During Bone Marrow Aspiration.

Rock C, Wong BC, Dionne K, Pehar M, Kickler TS, Perl TM, Romagnoli M, Ross T, Wakefield T, Trexler P, Carroll K, Maragakis LL.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Jan;37(1):116-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.248. Epub 2015 Oct 12. No abstract available.

PMID:
26455294
33.

Strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections through hand hygiene.

Ellingson K, Haas JP, Aiello AE, Kusek L, Maragakis LL, Olmsted RN, Perencevich E, Polgreen PM, Schweizer ML, Trexler P, VanAmringe M, Yokoe DS.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35 Suppl 2:S155-78. No abstract available.

PMID:
25376074
34.

Strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.

Klompas M, Branson R, Eichenwald EC, Greene LR, Howell MD, Lee G, Magill SS, Maragakis LL, Priebe GP, Speck K, Yokoe DS, Berenholtz SM.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35 Suppl 2:S133-54. No abstract available.

PMID:
25376073
35.

Strategies to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission and infection in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.

Calfee DP, Salgado CD, Milstone AM, Harris AD, Kuhar DT, Moody J, Aureden K, Huang SS, Maragakis LL, Yokoe DS.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35 Suppl 2:S108-32. No abstract available.

PMID:
25376072
36.

Strategies to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.

Marschall J, Mermel LA, Fakih M, Hadaway L, Kallen A, O'Grady NP, Pettis AM, Rupp ME, Sandora T, Maragakis LL, Yokoe DS.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35 Suppl 2:S89-107. No abstract available.

PMID:
25376071
37.

Strategies to prevent surgical site infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.

Anderson DJ, Podgorny K, Berríos-Torres SI, Bratzler DW, Dellinger EP, Greene L, Nyquist AC, Saiman L, Yokoe DS, Maragakis LL, Kaye KS.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35 Suppl 2:S66-88. No abstract available.

PMID:
25376070
38.

Strategies to prevent Clostridium difficile infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.

Dubberke ER, Carling P, Carrico R, Donskey CJ, Loo VG, McDonald LC, Maragakis LL, Sandora TJ, Weber DJ, Yokoe DS, Gerding DN.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35 Suppl 2:S48-65. No abstract available.

PMID:
25376069
39.

Strategies to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.

Lo E, Nicolle LE, Coffin SE, Gould C, Maragakis LL, Meddings J, Pegues DA, Pettis AM, Saint S, Yokoe DS.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35 Suppl 2:S32-47. No abstract available.

PMID:
25376068
40.

A compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 updates.

Yokoe DS, Anderson DJ, Berenholtz SM, Calfee DP, Dubberke ER, Ellingson KD, Gerding DN, Haas JP, Kaye KS, Klompas M, Lo E, Marschall J, Mermel LA, Nicolle LE, Salgado CD, Bryant K, Classen D, Crist K, Deloney VM, Fishman NO, Foster N, Goldmann DA, Humphreys E, Jernigan JA, Padberg J, Perl TM, Podgorny K, Septimus EJ, VanAmringe M, Weaver T, Weinstein RA, Wise R, Maragakis LL.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35 Suppl 2:S21-31.

PMID:
25376067
41.

Maintaining the momentum of change: the role of the 2014 updates to the compendium in preventing healthcare-associated infections.

Septimus E, Yokoe DS, Weinstein RA, Perl TM, Maragakis LL, Berenholtz SM.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35 Suppl 2:S6-9.

PMID:
25376063
42.

Introduction to "A compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 updates".

Yokoe DS, Anderson DJ, Berenholtz SM, Calfee DP, Dubberke ER, Ellingson K, Gerding DN, Haas J, Kaye KS, Klompas M, Lo E, Marschall J, Mermel LA, Nicolle L, Salgado C, Bryant K, Classen D, Crist K, Foster N, Humphreys E, Padberg J, Podgorny K, VanAmringe M, Weaver T, Wise R, Maragakis LL.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35 Suppl 2:S1-5.

PMID:
25264563
43.

High prevalence of reduced chlorhexidine susceptibility in organisms causing central line-associated bloodstream infections.

Suwantarat N, Carroll KC, Tekle T, Ross T, Maragakis LL, Cosgrove SE, Milstone AM.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35(9):1183-6. doi: 10.1086/677628. Epub 2014 Jul 23.

PMID:
25111928
44.

A Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Updates.

Yokoe DS, Anderson DJ, Berenholtz SM, Calfee DP, Dubberke ER, Ellingson KD, Gerding DN, Haas JP, Kaye KS, Klompas M, Lo E, Marschall J, Mermel LA, Nicolle LE, Salgado CD, Bryant K, Classen D, Crist K, Deloney VM, Fishman NO, Foster N, Goldmann DA, Humphreys E, Jernigan JA, Padberg J, Perl TM, Podgorny K, Septimus EJ, VanAmringe M, Weaver T, Weinstein RA, Wise R, Maragakis LL.

Am J Infect Control. 2014 Aug;42(8):820-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.07.002.

PMID:
25087135
45.

A compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 updates.

Yokoe DS, Anderson DJ, Berenholtz SM, Calfee DP, Dubberke ER, Ellingson KD, Gerding DN, Haas JP, Kaye KS, Klompas M, Lo E, Marschall J, Mermel LA, Nicolle LE, Salgado CD, Bryant K, Classen D, Crist K, Deloney VM, Fishman NO, Foster N, Goldmann DA, Humphreys E, Jernigan JA, Padberg J, Perl TM, Podgorny K, Septimus EJ, VanAmringe M, Weaver T, Weinstein RA, Wise R, Maragakis LL; Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Aug;35(8):967-77. doi: 10.1086/677216.

46.

Strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections through hand hygiene.

Ellingson K, Haas JP, Aiello AE, Kusek L, Maragakis LL, Olmsted RN, Perencevich E, Polgreen PM, Schweizer ML, Trexler P, VanAmringe M, Yokoe DS; Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Aug;35(8):937-60. doi: 10.1086/677145. No abstract available.

PMID:
25026608
47.

Strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.

Klompas M, Branson R, Eichenwald EC, Greene LR, Howell MD, Lee G, Magill SS, Maragakis LL, Priebe GP, Speck K, Yokoe DS, Berenholtz SM; Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Aug;35(8):915-36. doi: 10.1086/677144. No abstract available.

PMID:
25026607
48.

Strategies to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission and infection in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.

Calfee DP, Salgado CD, Milstone AM, Harris AD, Kuhar DT, Moody J, Aureden K, Huang SS, Maragakis LL, Yokoe DS; Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jul;35(7):772-96. doi: 10.1086/676534. No abstract available.

49.

Strategies to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.

Marschall J, Mermel LA, Fakih M, Hadaway L, Kallen A, O'Grady NP, Pettis AM, Rupp ME, Sandora T, Maragakis LL, Yokoe DS; Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jul;35(7):753-71. doi: 10.1086/676533. No abstract available.

50.

Detection and prevalence of adenoviral conjunctivitis among hospital employees using real-time polymerase chain reaction as an infection prevention tool.

Kuo IC, Espinosa C, Forman M, Pehar M, Maragakis LL, Valsamakis A.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jun;35(6):728-31. doi: 10.1086/676428. Epub 2014 Apr 23.

PMID:
24799652

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