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1.

Correlation of prevention practices with rates of health care-associated Clostridioides difficile infection.

Musuuza JS, McKinley L, Keating JA, Obasi C, Knobloch MJ, Crnich C, Evans CT, Evans ME, Livorsi D, Morgan DJ, Perencevich EN, Reisinger HS, Schweizer ML, Suda KJ, Simbartl LA, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Oct 29:1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.290. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31658933
2.

Effect of Frequency of Changing Point-of-Use Reminder Signs on Health Care Worker Hand Hygiene Adherence: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial.

Vander Weg MW, Perencevich EN, O'Shea AMJ, Jones MP, Vaughan Sarrazin MS, Franciscus CL, Goedken CC, Baracco GJ, Bradley SF, Cadena J, Forrest GN, Gupta K, Morgan DJ, Rubin MA, Thurn J, Bittner MJ, Reisinger HS.

JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Oct 2;2(10):e1913823. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.13823.

PMID:
31642930
3.

Post-discharge oral antimicrobial use among hospitalized patients across an integrated national healthcare network.

Feller J, Lund BC, Perencevich EN, Alexander B, Heintz B, Beck B, Nair R, Goto M, Livorsi DJ.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Oct 7. pii: S1198-743X(19)30501-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.09.016. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31600582
4.

Sample Size Estimates for Cluster-Randomized Trials in Hospital Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship.

Blanco N, Harris AD, Magder LS, Jernigan JA, Reddy SC, O'Hagan J, Hatfield KM, Pineles L, Perencevich E, O'Hara LM.

JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Oct 2;2(10):e1912644. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.12644.

5.

Inpatient Fluoroquinolone Stewardship Improves the Quantity and Quality of Fluoroquinolone-prescribing at Hospital Discharge: A Retrospective Analysis among 122 Veterans Health Administration Hospitals.

Suzuki H, Perencevich EN, Alexander B, Beck BE, Goto M, Lund BC, Nair R, Livorsi DJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 28. pii: ciz967. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz967. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31562815
6.

Attitudes about sickness presenteeism in medical training: is there a hidden curriculum?

Kaldjian LC, Shinkunas LA, Reisinger HS, Polacco MA, Perencevich EN.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Sep 5;8:149. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0602-7. eCollection 2019.

7.

Prolonged postprocedural antimicrobial use: A survey of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Research Network.

Puig-Asensio M, Perencevich EN, Livorsi DJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Nov;40(11):1281-1283. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.242. Epub 2019 Aug 30.

PMID:
31466542
8.

Antecedent Carbapenem Exposure as a Risk Factor for Non-Carbapenemase-Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae and Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae.

Marimuthu K, Ng OT, Cherng BPZ, Fong RKC, Pada SK, De PP, Ooi ST, Smitasin N, Thoon KC, Krishnan PU, Ang MLT, Chan DSG, Kwa ALH, Deepak RN, Chan YK, Chan YFZ, Huan X, Zaw Linn K, Tee NWS, Tan TY, Koh TH, Lin RTP, Hsu LY, Sengupta S, Paterson DL, Perencevich E, Harbarth S, Teo J, Venkatachalam I; CaPES Study Group.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 Sep 23;63(10). pii: e00845-19. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00845-19. Print 2019 Oct.

PMID:
31383670
9.

Attributable mortality due to fluoroquinolone and extended-spectrum cephalosporin resistance in hospital-onset Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp bacteremia: A matched cohort study in 129 Veterans Health Administration medical centers.

Suzuki H, Perencevich EN, Livorsi DJ, Alexander B, Beck BF, Richardson KK, Goto M.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Aug;40(8):928-931. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.155. Epub 2019 Jun 14.

PMID:
31196237
10.

Technology for the prevention of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections; 2017 Geneva IPC-Think Tank (Part 2).

Zingg W, Park BJ, Storr J, Ahmad R, Tarrant C, Castro-Sanchez E, Perencevich E, Widmer A, Krause KH, Kilpatrick C, Tomczyk S, Allegranzi B, Cardo D, Pittet D; 2017 Geneva IPC-Think Tank.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 May 22;8:83. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0538-y. eCollection 2019.

11.

Frequency of nursing home resident contact with staff, other residents, and the environment outside resident rooms.

Pineles L, Perencevich EN, Roghmann MC, Gupta K, Cadena J, Baracco G, Pfeiffer CD, Forrest G, Bradley SF, Crnich C, Reisinger HS, Morgan DJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jul;40(7):815-816. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.117. Epub 2019 May 20. No abstract available.

PMID:
31106727
12.

Association between universal gloving and healthcare-associated infections: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis.

Chang NN, Kates AE, Ward MA, Kiscaden EJ, Reisinger HS, Perencevich EN, Schweizer ML; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jul;40(7):755-760. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.123. Epub 2019 May 17.

PMID:
31099327
13.

Laboratory practices for identification and reporting of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Department of Veterans Affairs facilities.

Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Ramanathan S, Guihan M, Brown C, Safdar N, Evans M, Jones MM, Pfeiffer CD, Klutts JS, Icardi M, Perencevich E, Rubin M, Evans CT; QUERI CARRIAGE Program.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Apr;40(4):463-466. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.24. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

PMID:
30829187
14.

Evaluation of Barriers to Audit-and-Feedback Programs That Used Direct Observation of Hand Hygiene Compliance: A Qualitative Study.

Livorsi DJ, Goedken CC, Sauder M, Vander Weg MW, Perencevich EN, Reisinger HS.

JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Oct 5;1(6):e183344. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.3344.

15.

Hand hygiene before donning nonsterile gloves: Healthcareworkers' beliefs and practices.

Baloh J, Thom KA, Perencevich E, Rock C, Robinson G, Ward M, Herwaldt L, Reisinger HS.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 May;47(5):492-497. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.11.015. Epub 2019 Jan 5.

PMID:
30616932
16.

Testing a novel audit and feedback method for hand hygiene compliance: A multicenter quality improvement study.

Scherer AM, Reisinger HS, Goto M, Goedken CC, Clore GS, Marra AR, Chasco EE, Evans CT, Rubin MA, Perencevich EN.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Jan;40(1):89-94. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.277. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

PMID:
30430974
17.

Comparing brief, covert, directly observed hand hygiene compliance monitoring to standard methods: A multicenter cohort study.

Werzen A, Thom KA, Robinson GL, Li S, Rock C, Herwaldt LA, Diekema DJ, Reisinger HS, Perencevich EN.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Mar;47(3):346-348. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.08.015. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

PMID:
30314747
18.

Treatment Algorithms for Staphylococcal Bacteremia: Improving Clinical Care and Enhancing Antimicrobial Stewardship.

Perencevich EN, Malani PN.

JAMA. 2018 Sep 25;320(12):1243-1244. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.13315. No abstract available.

PMID:
30264099
19.

An automated computerized critical illness severity scoring system derived from APACHE III: modified APACHE.

Fortis S, O'Shea AMJ, Beck BF, Nair R, Goto M, Kaboli PJ, Perencevich EN, Reisinger HS, Sarrazin MV.

J Crit Care. 2018 Dec;48:237-242. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2018.09.005. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

PMID:
30243204
20.

Attributable Cost and Length of Stay Associated with Nosocomial Gram-Negative Bacterial Cultures.

Nelson RE, Stevens VW, Jones M, Khader K, Schweizer ML, Perencevich EN, Rubin MA, Samore MH.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Oct 24;62(11). pii: e00462-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00462-18. Print 2018 Nov.

21.

A systematic review of the epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in the United States.

Livorsi DJ, Chorazy ML, Schweizer ML, Balkenende EC, Blevins AE, Nair R, Samore MH, Nelson RE, Khader K, Perencevich EN.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2018 Apr 24;7:55. doi: 10.1186/s13756-018-0346-9. eCollection 2018.

22.

Building Implementation Science for Veterans Affairs Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention: VA Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Network (VHIN).

Keating JA, Obasi C, McKinley L, Musuuza J, Knobloch MJ, Crnich C, Evans CT, Evans M, Livorsi D, Morgan DJ, Perencevich E, Reisinger HS, Schweizer ML, Suda KJ, Safdar N.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jun;39(6):753-757. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.27. Epub 2018 Apr 2. No abstract available.

PMID:
29606169
23.

The Impact of Isolation on Healthcare Worker Contact and Compliance With Infection Control Practices in Nursing Homes.

Pineles L, Petruccelli C, Perencevich EN, Roghmann MC, Gupta K, Cadena J, Baracco G, Pfeiffer CD, Forrest G, Bradley SF, Crnich C, Reisinger H, Morgan DJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jun;39(6):683-687. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.50. Epub 2018 Apr 2.

PMID:
29606163
24.

Designing Surveillance of Healthcare-Associated Infections in the Era of Automation and Reporting Mandates.

van Mourik MSM, Perencevich EN, Gastmeier P, Bonten MJM.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 5;66(6):970-976. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix835.

PMID:
29514241
25.

Bioaerosol concentrations generated from toilet flushing in a hospital-based patient care setting.

Knowlton SD, Boles CL, Perencevich EN, Diekema DJ, Nonnenmann MW; CDC Epicenters Program.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2018 Jan 26;7:16. doi: 10.1186/s13756-018-0301-9. eCollection 2018.

26.

Establishing a Research Agenda for Preventing Transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Acute-Care Settings in the Veterans Health Administration.

Perencevich EN, Harris AD, Pfeiffer CD, Rubin MA, Hill JN, Baracco GJ, Evans ME, Klutts JS, Streit JA, Nelson RE, Khader K, Reisinger HS.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):189-195. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.309. No abstract available.

PMID:
29417927
27.

Setting the Research Agenda for Preventing Infections From Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in the Veterans Health Administration.

Livorsi DJ, Evans CT, Morgan DJ, Reisinger HS, Safdar N, Suda KJ, Perencevich EN.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):186-188. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.302. No abstract available.

PMID:
29417926
28.

Setting a Research Agenda in Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) and Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs) Outside of Acute Care Settings.

Evans CT, Jump RL, Krein SL, Bradley SF, Crnich CJ, Gupta K, Perencevich EN, Vander Weg MW, Morgan DJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):210-213. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.291. No abstract available.

PMID:
29417921
29.

Immortal Time Bias in Assessing Evidence-Based Care Processes for Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia-Reply.

Goto M, Perencevich EN, Ohl ME.

JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Feb 1;178(2):296. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7950. No abstract available.

PMID:
29404616
30.

The Value of Electronically Extracted Data for Auditing Outpatient Antimicrobial Prescribing.

Livorsi DJ, Linn CM, Alexander B, Heintz BH, Tubbs TA, Perencevich EN.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jan;39(1):64-70. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.250. Epub 2017 Dec 28.

PMID:
29283076
31.

Antimicrobial Nonsusceptibility of Gram-Negative Bloodstream Isolates, Veterans Health Administration System, United States, 2003-20131.

Goto M, McDanel JS, Jones MM, Livorsi DJ, Ohl ME, Beck BF, Richardson KK, Alexander B, Perencevich EN.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Nov;23(11):1815-1825. doi: 10.3201/eid2311.161214.

32.

Association of Evidence-Based Care Processes With Mortality in Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia at Veterans Health Administration Hospitals, 2003-2014.

Goto M, Schweizer ML, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Perencevich EN, Livorsi DJ, Diekema DJ, Richardson KK, Beck BF, Alexander B, Ohl ME.

JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Oct 1;177(10):1489-1497. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3958. Erratum in: JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Oct 1;177(10):1544.

33.

Incidence of Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase (ESBL)-Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella Infections in the United States: A Systematic Literature Review.

McDanel J, Schweizer M, Crabb V, Nelson R, Samore M, Khader K, Blevins AE, Diekema D, Chiang HY, Nair R, Perencevich E.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Oct;38(10):1209-1215. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.156. Epub 2017 Jul 31. Review.

PMID:
28758612
34.

Risk of surgical site infection, acute kidney injury, and Clostridium difficile infection following antibiotic prophylaxis with vancomycin plus a beta-lactam versus either drug alone: A national propensity-score-adjusted retrospective cohort study.

Branch-Elliman W, Ripollone JE, O'Brien WJ, Itani KMF, Schweizer ML, Perencevich E, Strymish J, Gupta K.

PLoS Med. 2017 Jul 10;14(7):e1002340. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002340. eCollection 2017 Jul.

35.

Diffusion of clindamycin-resistant and erythromycin-resistant methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA), potential ST398, in United States Veterans Health Administration Hospitals, 2003-2014.

Carrel M, Goto M, Schweizer ML, David MZ, Livorsi D, Perencevich EN.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017 Jun 5;6:55. doi: 10.1186/s13756-017-0212-1. eCollection 2017.

36.

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.

37.

Deconstructing the relative benefits of a universal glove and gown intervention on MRSA acquisition.

Harris AD, Morgan DJ, Pineles L, Perencevich EN, Barnes SL.

J Hosp Infect. 2017 May;96(1):49-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2017.03.011. Epub 2017 Mar 16.

38.

Comparative Effectiveness of Cefazolin Versus Nafcillin or Oxacillin for Treatment of Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Infections Complicated by Bacteremia: A Nationwide Cohort Study.

McDanel JS, Roghmann MC, Perencevich EN, Ohl ME, Goto M, Livorsi DJ, Jones M, Albertson JP, Nair R, O'Shea AMJ, Schweizer ML.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Jul 1;65(1):100-106. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix287.

PMID:
28379314
39.

Putting contact precautions in their place.

Fitzpatrick F, Perencevich EN.

J Hosp Infect. 2017 Jun;96(2):99-100. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2017.02.012. Epub 2017 Mar 2. No abstract available.

PMID:
28262434
40.

Recognising the value of infection prevention and its role in addressing the antimicrobial resistance crisis.

Harris A, Pineles L, Perencevich E.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 Aug;26(8):683-686. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2016-005982. Epub 2016 Dec 21. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
28003479
41.

Incidence and Outcomes Associated With Infections Caused by Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in the United States: Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis.

Chiang HY, Perencevich EN, Nair R, Nelson RE, Samore M, Khader K, Chorazy ML, Herwaldt LA, Blevins A, Ward MA, Schweizer ML.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Feb;38(2):203-215. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.254. Epub 2016 Nov 9. Review.

42.

Regional variations in fluoroquinolone non-susceptibility among Escherichia coli bloodstream infections within the Veterans Healthcare Administration.

Livorsi DJ, Goto M, Carrel M, Jones MM, McDanel J, Nair R, Alexander B, Beck B, Richardson KK, Perencevich EN.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2016 Oct 19;5:38. eCollection 2016.

43.

Frequency of Adverse Events Before, During, and After Hospital Admission.

Croft LD, Liquori ME, Ladd J, Day HR, Pineles L, Lamos EM, Mehrotra P, Perencevich EN, Harris AD, Morgan DJ.

South Med J. 2016 Oct;109(10):631-635.

44.

Costs and Mortality Associated With Multidrug-Resistant Healthcare-Associated Acinetobacter Infections.

Nelson RE, Schweizer ML, Perencevich EN, Nelson SD, Khader K, Chiang HY, Chorazy ML, Blevins A, Ward MA, Samore MH.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Oct;37(10):1212-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.145. Epub 2016 Jul 13.

PMID:
27406609
45.

The Effect of a Nationwide Infection Control Program Expansion on Hospital-Onset Gram-Negative Rod Bacteremia in 130 Veterans Health Administration Medical Centers: An Interrupted Time-Series Analysis.

Goto M, O'Shea AMJ, Livorsi DJ, McDanel JS, Jones MM, Richardson KK, Beck BF, Alexander B, Evans ME, Roselle GA, Kralovic SM, Perencevich EN.

Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Sep 1;63(5):642-650. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw423. Epub 2016 Jun 28.

PMID:
27358355
46.

Increased Mortality Rates Associated with Staphylococcus aureus and Influenza Co-infection, Maryland and Iowa, USA(1).

McDanel JS, Perencevich EN, Storm J, Diekema DJ, Herwaldt L, Johnson JK, Winokur PL, Schweizer ML.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Jul;22(7):1253-6. doi: 10.3201/eid2207.151319.

47.

Economic Analysis of Veterans Affairs Initiative to Prevent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections.

Nelson RE, Stevens VW, Khader K, Jones M, Samore MH, Evans ME, Douglas Scott R 2nd, Slayton RB, Schweizer ML, Perencevich EL, Rubin MA.

Am J Prev Med. 2016 May;50(5 Suppl 1):S58-S65. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2015.10.016.

48.

Feasibility of monitoring compliance to the My 5 Moments and Entry/Exit hand hygiene methods in US hospitals.

Chang NC, Reisinger HS, Jesson AR, Schweizer ML, Morgan DJ, Forrest GN, Perencevich EN.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 Aug 1;44(8):938-40. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.02.007. Epub 2016 Apr 6.

49.

Audit and Feedback Processes Among Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A Survey of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Research Network.

Livorsi DJ, Heintz B, Jacob JT, Krein SL, Morgan DJ, Perencevich EN.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Jun;37(6):704-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.57. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

PMID:
26961763
50.

Association between microbial characteristics and poor outcomes among patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia: a retrospective cohort study.

McDanel JS, Perencevich EN, Diekema DJ, Winokur PL, Johnson JK, Herwaldt LA, Smith TC, Chrischilles EA, Dawson JD, Schweizer ML.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2015 Dec 14;4:51. doi: 10.1186/s13756-015-0092-1. eCollection 2015.

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