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1.

Train-the-Trainers in hand hygiene: a standardized approach to guide education in infection prevention and control.

Tartari E, Fankhauser C, Masson-Roy S, Márquez-Villarreal H, Fernández Moreno I, Rodriguez Navas ML, Sarabia O, Bellisimo-Rodrigues F, Hernández-de Mezerville M, Lee YF, Aelami MH, Mehtar S, Agostinho A, Camilleri L, Allegranzi B, Pires D, Pittet D.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Dec 30;8:206. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0666-4. eCollection 2019.

2.

Antibiotic use in pregnancy: knowledge, attitudes and practices among pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa.

Bulabula ANH, Dramowski A, Mehtar S.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2020 Feb 1;75(2):473-481. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkz427.

PMID:
31637418
3.

Transmission of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria from colonized mothers to their infants: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Bulabula ANH, Dramowski A, Mehtar S.

J Hosp Infect. 2020 Jan;104(1):57-67. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2019.10.001. Epub 2019 Oct 8. Review.

PMID:
31604126
4.

Creation of a national infection prevention and control programme in Sierra Leone, 2015.

Kanu H, Wilson K, Sesay-Kamara N, Bennett S, Mehtar S, Storr J, Allegranzi B, Benya H, Park B, Kolwaite A.

BMJ Glob Health. 2019 May 22;4(3):e001504. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001504. eCollection 2019. Review.

5.

Hand hygiene in low- and middle-income countries.

Loftus MJ, Guitart C, Tartari E, Stewardson AJ, Amer F, Bellissimo-Rodrigues F, Lee YF, Mehtar S, Sithole BL, Pittet D.

Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Sep;86:25-30. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.06.002. Epub 2019 Jun 9. Review.

6.

Managing and preventing vascular catheter infections: A position paper of the international society for infectious diseases.

Lutwick L, Al-Maani AS, Mehtar S, Memish Z, Rosenthal VD, Dramowski A, Lui G, Osman T, Bulabula A, Bearman G.

Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Jul;84:22-29. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.04.014. Epub 2019 Apr 18. Review.

7.

Optimizing antibiotic prescribing: collective approaches to managing a common-pool resource.

Tarrant C, Colman AM, Chattoe-Brown E, Jenkins DR, Mehtar S, Perera N, Krockow EM.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Nov;25(11):1356-1363. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.03.008. Epub 2019 Mar 23. Review.

8.

Global infection prevention gaps, needs, and utilization of educational resources: A cross-sectional assessment by the International Society for Infectious Diseases.

Desai AN, Ramatowski JW, Lassmann B, Holmes A, Mehtar S, Bearman G.

Int J Infect Dis. 2019 May;82:54-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.02.017. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

9.

Risk Assessment After a Severe Hospital-Acquired Infection Associated With Carbapenemase-Producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Hopman J, Meijer C, Kenters N, Coolen JPM, Ghamati MR, Mehtar S, van Crevel R, Morshuis WJ, Verhagen AFTM, van den Heuvel MM, Voss A, Wertheim HFL.

JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Feb 1;2(2):e187665. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.7665.

10.

Balancing the risks to individual and society: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research on antibiotic prescribing behaviour in hospitals.

Krockow EM, Colman AM, Chattoe-Brown E, Jenkins DR, Perera N, Mehtar S, Tarrant C.

J Hosp Infect. 2019 Apr;101(4):428-439. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.08.007. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

11.

An international survey of cleaning and disinfection practices in the healthcare environment.

Kenters N, Gottlieb T, Hopman J, Mehtar S, Schweizer ML, Tartari E; ISAC working group Infection Prevention and Control, Huijskens EGW, Voss A.

J Hosp Infect. 2018 Oct;100(2):236-241. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.05.008. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

PMID:
29772262
12.

Education and management of antimicrobials amongst nurses in Africa-a situation analysis: an Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN)/BSAC online survey.

Bulabula ANH, Jenkins A, Mehtar S, Nathwani D.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 May 1;73(5):1408-1415. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky023.

PMID:
29462430
13.

Maternal colonization or infection with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Bulabula ANH, Dramowski A, Mehtar S.

Int J Infect Dis. 2017 Nov;64:58-66. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.08.015. Epub 2017 Sep 7.

14.

The 17th International Congress on Infectious Diseases workshop on developing infection prevention and control resources for low- and middle-income countries.

Sastry S, Masroor N, Bearman G, Hajjeh R, Holmes A, Memish Z, Lassmann B, Pittet D, Macnab F, Kamau R, Wesangula E, Pokharel P, Brown P, Daily F, Amer F, Torres J, O'Ryan M, Gunturu R, Bulabula A, Mehtar S.

Int J Infect Dis. 2017 Apr;57:138-143. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.01.040. Epub 2017 Feb 16.

15.

Infectious disease exposures and outbreaks at a South African neonatal unit with review of neonatal outbreak epidemiology in Africa.

Dramowski A, Aucamp M, Bekker A, Mehtar S.

Int J Infect Dis. 2017 Apr;57:79-85. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.01.026. Epub 2017 Feb 1.

16.

Deliberate exposure of humans to chlorine-the aftermath of Ebola in West Africa.

Mehtar S, Bulabula AN, Nyandemoh H, Jambawai S.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2016 Nov 14;5:45. eCollection 2016.

17.

The epidemiology of tuberculosis in health care workers in South Africa: a systematic review.

Grobler L, Mehtar S, Dheda K, Adams S, Babatunde S, van der Walt M, Osman M.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Aug 20;16(1):416. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1601-5. Review.

18.

Ten key points for the appropriate use of antibiotics in hospitalised patients: a consensus from the Antimicrobial Stewardship and Resistance Working Groups of the International Society of Chemotherapy.

Levy Hara G, Kanj SS, Pagani L, Abbo L, Endimiani A, Wertheim HF, Amábile-Cuevas C, Tattevin P, Mehtar S, Lopes Cardoso F, Unal S, Gould I.

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2016 Sep;48(3):239-46. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2016.06.015. Epub 2016 Jul 25.

PMID:
27502752
19.

Manual cleaning of hospital mattresses: an observational study comparing high- and low-resource settings.

Hopman J, Hakizimana B, Meintjes WA, Nillessen M, de Both E, Voss A, Mehtar S.

J Hosp Infect. 2016 Jan;92(1):14-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2015.09.017. Epub 2015 Oct 19.

PMID:
26607236
20.

Preparedness of institutions around the world for managing patients with Ebola virus disease: an infection control readiness checklist.

Tartari E, Allegranzi B, Ang B, Calleja N, Collignon P, Hopman J, Lang L, Lee LC, Ling ML, Mehtar S, Tambyah PA, Widmer A, Voss A.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2015 Jun 8;4:22. doi: 10.1186/s13756-015-0061-8. eCollection 2015.

21.

A community-engaged infection prevention and control approach to Ebola.

Marais F, Minkler M, Gibson N, Mwau B, Mehtar S, Ogunsola F, Banya SS, Corburn J.

Health Promot Int. 2016 Jun;31(2):440-9. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dav003. Epub 2015 Feb 12.

PMID:
25680362
22.

Antibiotic resistance needs global solutions.

Aiken AM, Allegranzi B, Scott JA, Mehtar S, Pittet D, Grundmann H.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Jul;14(7):550-1. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(14)70709-1. No abstract available.

23.

Enterobacteria: Ban resistant strains from food chain.

Kluytmans J, Price L, Grayson L, Gottlieb T, Mehtar S, Andremont A, Wegener HC, Johnson J.

Nature. 2013 Sep 19;501(7467):316. doi: 10.1038/501316b. No abstract available.

PMID:
24048058
24.

Detection, treatment, and prevention of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: recommendations from an International Working Group.

Levy Hara G, Gould I, Endimiani A, Pardo PR, Daikos G, Hsueh PR, Mehtar S, Petrikkos G, Casellas JM, Daciuk L, Paciel D, Novelli A, Saginur R, Pryluka D, Medina J, Savio E.

J Chemother. 2013 Jun;25(3):129-40. doi: 10.1179/1973947812Y.0000000062.

PMID:
23783137
25.

Minimizing the risk of non-vertical, non-sexual HIV infection in children--beyond mother to child transmission.

Cotton MF, Marais BJ, Andersson MI, Eley B, Rabie H, Slogrove AL, Dramowski A, Schaaf HS, Mehtar S.

J Int AIDS Soc. 2012 Nov 15;15(2):17377. doi: 10.7448/IAS.15.2.17377.

26.

Costs and process of in-patient tuberculosis management at a central academic hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.

Janson J, Marais F, Mehtar S, Baltussen RM.

Public Health Action. 2012 Sep 21;2(3):61-5. doi: 10.5588/pha.12.0003. Epub 2012 Aug 28.

27.

TB infection prevention and control experiences of South African nurses--a phenomenological study.

Sissolak D, Marais F, Mehtar S.

BMC Public Health. 2011 Apr 25;11:262. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-262.

28.

The potential to transmit Mycobacterium tuberculosis at a South African tertiary teaching hospital.

Sissolak D, Bamford CM, Mehtar S.

Int J Infect Dis. 2010 May;14(5):e423-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2009.06.030. Epub 2009 Nov 3.

29.

Antimicrobial efficacy of copper touch surfaces in reducing environmental bioburden in a South African community healthcare facility.

Marais F, Mehtar S, Chalkley L.

J Hosp Infect. 2010 Jan;74(1):80-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2009.07.010. Epub 2009 Sep 25. No abstract available.

PMID:
19781811
30.

HIV risk exposure among South African children in public health facilities.

Shisana O, Connolly C, Rehle TM, Mehtar S, Dana P.

AIDS Care. 2008 Aug;20(7):755-63. doi: 10.1080/09540120701771705.

PMID:
18728983
31.

Lowbury Lecture 2007: infection prevention and control strategies for tuberculosis in developing countries - lessons learnt from Africa.

Mehtar S.

J Hosp Infect. 2008 Aug;69(4):321-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2008.04.015. Epub 2008 Jun 11. Review.

PMID:
18550215
33.

Infection control in countries with limited resources.

Lynch P, Pittet D, Borg MA, Mehtar S.

J Hosp Infect. 2007 Jun;65 Suppl 2:148-50. No abstract available.

PMID:
17540260
34.

Challenges faced by South African health services in implementing the Mental Health Care Act.

Lund C, Stein DJ, Flisher AJ, Mehtar S.

S Afr Med J. 2007 May;97(5):352-3. No abstract available.

PMID:
17599216
35.

Infection control practices in public dental care services: findings from one South African Province.

Mehtar S, Shisana O, Mosala T, Dunbar R.

J Hosp Infect. 2007 May;66(1):65-70. Epub 2007 Apr 11.

PMID:
17433494
36.

Unexplained HIV-1 infection in children--documenting cases and assessing for possible risk factors.

Hiemstra R, Rabie H, Schaaf HS, Eley B, Cameron N, Mehtar S, Janse van Rensburg A, Cotton MF.

S Afr Med J. 2004 Mar;94(3):188-93.

PMID:
15098278
37.

Routine surface disinfection in health care facilities: should we do it?

Allerberger F, Ayliffe G, Bassetti M, Braveny I, Bucher A, Damani N, Daschner F, Dettenkofer M, Ezpeleta C, Gastmeier P, Geffers C, Giamarellou H, Goldman D, Grzesiowski P, Gubina M, Haanen PE, Haydouchka I, Hübner J, Kalenic S, Van Knippenberg-Gordebeke G, Kranenburg AM, Krcmery V, Kropec A, Krüger W, Lemmen S, Mayhall CG, Meester M, Mehtar S, Munzinger J, Muzlovic I, Ojajarvi J, Rüden H, Scott G, Shah P, Tambic-Andraszevic A, Unertl K, Voss A, Weist K.

Am J Infect Control. 2002 Aug;30(5):318-9. No abstract available.

PMID:
12163869
38.

Minimum standards in laboratories for infection control.

Mehtar S.

J Hosp Infect. 1999 Dec;43 Suppl:S279-83.

PMID:
10658793
39.

New strategies for the use of mupirocin for the prevention of serious infection.

Mehtar S.

J Hosp Infect. 1998 Sep;40 Suppl B:S39-44. Review.

PMID:
9777532
40.
41.

Involvement of topoisomerase IV and DNA gyrase as ciprofloxacin targets in Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Pan XS, Ambler J, Mehtar S, Fisher LM.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1996 Oct;40(10):2321-6.

42.

Review of a consultant microbiologist's work practice--an audit.

Mehtar S.

J Clin Pathol. 1995 Dec;48(12):1082-6. No abstract available.

44.

Infection control programmes--are they cost-effective?

Mehtar S.

J Hosp Infect. 1995 Jun;30 Suppl:26-34.

PMID:
7560959
45.

Plasmid-mediated production of class I (AmpC) beta-lactamase by two Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from the UK.

Jenks PJ, Hu YM, Danel F, Mehtar S, Livermore DM.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 1995 Jan;35(1):235-6. No abstract available.

PMID:
7768779
46.

The continuing problem of 'hospital staphylococci': why?

Mehtar S.

J Chemother. 1994 Sep;6 Suppl 4:25-31; discussion 39-40. Review.

PMID:
7861211
47.

Endoscopy: disinfectants and health. Report of a meeting held at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, February 1993.

Taylor EW, Mehtar S, Cowan RE, Feneley RC.

J Hosp Infect. 1994 Sep;28(1):5-14. No abstract available.

PMID:
7806869
48.

Water birth and infection in babies.

Rawal J, Shah A, Stirk F, Mehtar S.

BMJ. 1994 Aug 20-27;309(6953):511. No abstract available.

49.

How to cost and fund an infection control programme.

Mehtar S.

J Hosp Infect. 1993 Sep;25(1):57-69.

PMID:
7901275
50.

Chloramphenicol resistance in Salmonella typhi. Report from Bombay.

Rodrigues C, Mehta A, Mehtar S, Blackmore PH, Hakimiyan A, Fazalbhoy N, Kallat C, Joshi VR.

J Assoc Physicians India. 1992 Nov;40(11):729-32.

PMID:
1307533

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